Networks in openstack

claus.r claus.r at
Thu Oct 14 08:39:11 UTC 2021

Is it possible to have vxlan also for external Network?

Am 14.10.21 um 09:37 schrieb Slawek Kaplonski:
> Hi,
> On czwartek, 14 października 2021 05:01:54 CEST Midhunlal Nb wrote:
>> Hi Team,
>>   I have some doubt in different network types
>> Vlan,Vxlan and flat networks.
>> How these networks helps in openstack.What is the use of each network?
>> Could you Please provide me a detailed answer or suggest me any document
>> regarding this networks.
>> Show quoted text
> Generally vlan and flat networks are "provider" network types while vxlan is
> tunnel network and don't require any configuration from Your provider/DC.
> Provider networks can be also "external" networks so can provide access to the
> "internet" for Your cloud. Tunnel networks are isolated and can't have direct
> access to the external world.
> See where Assaf explained different types of networks pretty well.

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