[ovs-discuss] change configuration of VLAN access port

Matthias Waehlisch m.waehlisch at fu-berlin.de
Thu Jan 21 00:13:06 UTC 2021

... i was able to change the configuration using "ovs-vsctl set port 
xyz vlan_mode=native-untagged" but the virtual switch still sends 
packets that include a vlan tag on the access port instead of removing 
the tag. this is quite confusing ...


On Wed, 20 Jan 2021, Matthias Waehlisch wrote:

> Hi,
>   i'm wondering how to change the VLAN setting of an access-port 
> without deleting the port.
>   when i already added a port to a switch (ovs-vsctl add-port ...), and 
> and want to change the VLAN setting via "ovs-vsctl add-port ..." (e.g., 
> to change the VLAN the port is assigned to), i get an error message that 
> ovs-vsctl: cannot create a port xyz because a port named xyz exists on 
> bridge br0.
>   i can execute "ovs-vsctl set PORT_NAME tag=10" but then all Ethernet 
> frames are tagged.
> thanks
>   matthias
> ps: if this is not the right list, any hint where to ask is highly 
> appreciated!

Matthias Waehlisch
.  Freie Universitaet Berlin, Computer Science
.. http://www.cs.fu-berlin.de/~waehl

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