[ovs-discuss] Docker and OVS

Abhishek Verma abhishekv.verma at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 14:41:47 UTC 2015


Great. Then i can have virtual ports added to OVS that can be tied to
specific docker instances. Is this correct?

Thanks, Abhishek

On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 8:09 PM, Gurucharan Shetty <shettyg at nicira.com>
wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 7:37 AM, Abhishek Verma
> <abhishekv.verma at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Guru,
> >
> > Thanks for this.
> >
> > Does this mean that i can run OVS inside docker containers and can they
> then
> > communicate with each other? So if i am running 2 docker containers on
> the
> > same host then will i then be running two OVS instances -- one inside
> each
> > container?
>
> No. I did not mean to say that. You can run OVS outside docker
> containers and have OVS/OVN provide networking.
>
>
> >
> > Cheers, Abhishek
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 8:04 PM, Gurucharan Shetty <shettyg at nicira.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> If you want to use OVS with Docker's released versions without a
> >> control plane, you will have to use something like this:
> >> https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/blob/master/utilities/ovs-docker
> >>
> >> If you want to use OVS with Docker's libnetwork (which is still
> >> experimental and the api's will likely change based on this week's
> >> discussions around ipam), there is work going on to provide OVN as the
> >> control plane.
> >>
> >> On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 7:23 AM, Abhishek Verma
> >> <abhishekv.verma at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > Can i use OVS to connect two docker containers? Is there some work
> >> > happening
> >> > in that direction?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks, Abhishek
> >> >
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> >
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