[ovs-discuss] How to run iperf test among VMs connected to OVS-DPDK

Krish attkillrocks at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 12:57:42 UTC 2019

You don't need to give ip address to ovs bridge.
As you VM's are already connected through ovs-bridge, so you can simple use
iperf server on VM1 and client on another (VM2). In this case, ovs is only
working as a bridge to pass traffic from one Vm to another(as they are
already connected).


On Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 20:32 Harsh Gondaliya <
harshgondaliya_vinodbhai at srmuniv.edu.in> wrote:

> I have created an OVS bridge with DPDK configuration. I am using OVS 2.5.
> I have created two vhostuser ports for my ovs-dpdk bridge. To each
> vhostuser port I have connected one KVM-QEMU VM.
> My aim is to run an iperf test between two VMs who are connected to
> seperate vhostuser ports on same OVS-DPDK bridge.
> I am not able to find out how to give static IP address to my bridge such
> that it would act as a gateway to both of my VMs? Only then can my two VMs
> communicate and the iperf can work. Any idea how can I achieve my aim of
> running iperf test?
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