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Re: [Xen-users] [XCP] XCP network and VLAN by Open vSwitch

  • To: Wei-Chih Chen (éåå) <wcchen.tw@xxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:08:37 -0400
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On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 6:13 AM, Wei-Chih Chen (éåå)
<wcchen.tw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I am new with XCP.
> I've setup several hosts with XCP 1.0 and manage it through XenCenter and
> command console.
> Each host has two NICs, one (xenbr0) connected to a physical switch for
> Internet (said sw1), the other (xenbr3) connected to a physical switch for
> internal network (said sw2).
> I am trying to setup VMs and VLANs on xenbr3.
> I created a virtual bridge by "ovs-vsctl add-br brvlan2 xenbr3 2"
> Then add a port (portvlan2) to brvlan2:
> ÂÂÂÂ ovs-vsctl add-port brvlan2 portvlan2 tag=2
> ÂÂÂÂ ifconfig vlan2
> Now the problem is that I do know how to attach portvlan2 to VM.
> Could someone give me simple steps to setup VLANs using Open vSwitch and
> attach them to VMs?
> Moreover, the newly created bridges are not shown in XenCenter.
> If I use xe network-create, the newly created network can be shown in
> XenCenter.
> Is this because XenCenter uses xe command and does NOT support to show Open
> vSwitch?
> The question I wonder most is what is the difference to configure XCP
> network using xe and ovs- commands?

You are going to want to use the xe commands related to networking.


Hope that helps.


> Thanks a lot. :)
> Regards,
> Wayne
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Todd Deshane

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