[openstack-dev] [networking-ovn] provider networks
mkassawara at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 18:48:05 UTC 2016
Provider networks should operate the same whether using the conventional L3
agent (q-l3) or native L3 support in OVN. Provider networks only operate at
layer-2 and rely on a physical router on the same layer-2 segment to
provide layer-3 services such as a gateway.
On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:37 PM, Murali R <muralirdev at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think for provider networks we have to disable OVN_L3. Because devstack
> setup for neutron is creating a default router in the standard setup and
> conflicts with external router.
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Ryan Moats <rmoats at us.ibm.com> wrote:
>> Murali R <muralirdev at gmail.com> wrote on 06/17/2016 12:33:09 PM:
>> > From: Murali R <muralirdev at gmail.com>
>> > To: Ryan Moats/Omaha/IBM at IBMUS
>> > Cc: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>, discuss <discuss at openvswitch.org>
>> > Date: 06/17/2016 12:33 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] [ovn] provider networks
>> > > Your question makes me think that you are using provider networks
>> > > in a way different from I have used them
>> > Actually it is standard
>> > Q_USE_PROVIDER_NETWORKING=True
>> > PHYSICAL_NETWORK=providernet
>> > PROVIDER_NETWORK_TYPE=flat
>> > OVS_PHYSICAL_BRIDGE=br-provider
>> > PROVIDER_SUBNET_NAME=provider-subnet
>> > FIXED_RANGE=10.145.253.0/24
>> > NETWORK_GATEWAY=10.145.253.1
>> > ALLOCATION_POOL=start=10.145.253.111,end=10.145.253.242
>> > So earlier, probably the full l3 support wasn't there. I made
>> > changes for logical flow additions in my own repo and use it for
>> > testing. I had to do a big merge for l3 extensions last night
>> > because networking-ovn eas expecting some idl extensions in new
>> > The setup now creates a logical router in OVN and assigns the
>> > gateway address given above. The gateway should not be used to
>> > allocate address for OVN router.
>> > If I create another private network, add a new router attach it to
>> > public network created, the traffic is hitting my external company
>> > gateway all the way out. Not sure what is happening. Can I just
>> > delete the default router1 that the devstack setup created? Looks
>> > like I may have to do some manual configs to get this setup working.
>> > Or should I disable OVN_L3 in devstack?
>> I'm dropping the openvswitch discuss list and adding the openstack
>> dev list because this is very much now questions for that channel.
>> Right now, my test cloud is in a state where I can't answer your
>> question directly, but my memory is that a router should not be
>> created and if it is, that would be a bug against something...
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