[openstack-dev] [Quantum] Re: openvswitch provider patch

Robert Kukura rkukura at redhat.com
Thu Sep 6 21:45:24 UTC 2012

>>> 2) We could introduce a new "local" provider:network_type that
>>> explicitly does not span systems. These networks would use the
>>> integration bridge with OVS, allowing communication between VMs and
>>> agents on the local host, but no external communication. This
>>> network_type would not require any segmentation_id to be allocated, and
>>> therefore not need a pool for allocation. A configuration flag in the
>>> plugin, defaulting to True, would cause tenant networks to be allocated
>>> as this network type. This seems like a clean solution, and very little
>>> work to implement, but it may just seem too odd to have this sort of
>>> network_type in quantum.
>> A concrete WIP patch implementing the above is at
>> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/12362. Please take a look and provide
>> feedback. This provides the single-box zero-configuration use case, and
>> makes configuring any actual network resources more explicit, since
>> there are no assumptions about the environment built into default
>> configuration values any more.
> A corresponding WIP devstack patch is now available at
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/12456/. Please provide feedback here or
> via gerrit.

Both the quantum and devstack patches are now complete for both
openvswitch and linuxbridge, and ready to review.


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