[Openstack-operators] linuxbridge and vxlan set up

Li Ma mali at awcloud.com
Fri Feb 28 09:28:40 UTC 2014

That's cool. Thanks for sharing your idea.

I'll try to do it.

Li Ma

On 2/28/2014 1:29 PM, Narayan Desai wrote:
> We're using vxlan as transport with nova-network. We have a technical
> need to use VXlan, but weren't happy with the state of neutron for a
> production deploy yet. 
> We basically setup a vxlan interface as the master interface for
> VlanManager, and then used dot1q tagging for tenant isolation. It is a
> pretty simple setup, and has been solid for us so far. 
> This probably won't help with your problem directly, other than to
> indicate that you have another option, should neutron be problematic.
>  -nld
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 8:55 PM, Li Ma <mali at awcloud.com
> <mailto:mali at awcloud.com>> wrote:
>     Hi all, I'm trying to build a testbed for Linux Bridge + VXLAN + ML2
>     plugin, 1 controller, 1 network, 1 compute node.
>     Right now, the fixed IPs are all working well because I can ping each
>     other inside the namespace on the network node, but floating IPs
>     are not
>     working. I cannot reach instances via floating IP from outside.
>     It seems that my network node(l3-agent, dhcp-agent, linuxbridge-agent)
>     is not set properly.
>     Could someone provide a guide for how to configure linuxbridge using
>     vxlan? (The official doc seems not available.)
>     Thanks a lot,
>     --
>     cheers,
>     Li Ma
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