[Openstack-operators] How to disable ipv6 in openvswitch on l3 machine?

Henry Gessau gessau at cisco.com
Fri Aug 8 12:24:37 UTC 2014

On 8/8/2014 3:08 AM, Robert van Leeuwen wrote:
> Hi,
> We use SL6 (RDO icehouse) and that does not have "ip6tables-save" and "ip6tables-restore"
> On our l3 agent machine the openvswitch fails with creating ports due to the unavailability of those commands.
> Due to this the ports are not properly setup, they are created but missing the tag.
> I also noticed this does not apply to the openvswitch on the compute nodes.
> There is an "old" bug that describes this but was never closed here:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/neutron/+bug/1203611
> Is there a way to disable it in a config file somewhere?
> I've tried to set "use_ipv6 = False" in various config files but it does not help.
> I've now cheated a bit by creating the commands (empty scripts) which does work but is an ugly hack :)
> Any recommendations how to fix this? 
> Looking at the code I start to get the feeling this is not configurable... :(

It seems not. There is a bug open for it:

There is a fix in progress.

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