[ovs-discuss] change configuration of VLAN access port

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jan 21 17:35:47 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 05:25:49PM +0100, 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.

ovs-vsctl clear port $name tag

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