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

I could not reply to all question but look to
the /etc/xensource/scripts/vif - it contain shell script executed by
xapi during vif-plug/unplug operations.

Ð ÐÐÐ, 04/07/2011 Ð 19:05 +0800, Wei-Chih Chen ÐÐÑÐÑ:

> Sorry that I still have many questions about network of XCP 1.0 .
> Can Linux Bridge and Open vSwitch coexist and work at the same time?
> The command "xe-switch-network-backend openvswitch" enables vSwitch.
> This means "just turn on vSwitch" or "turn on vSwitch and turn off
> Linux Bridge"?
> "A  network is a virtual Ethernet switch on a XenServer host."
> Does the virtual Ethernet switch the same as the virtual bridge
> created by "ovs-vsctl add-br"?
> From administrator's guide, there are 4 types of network in XenServer.
> It seems that only cross-server private network needs Open vSwitch,
> which is managed by vSwitch Controller.
> (Another 3 networks use Linux bridge?)
> However, XCP does not support cross-server private network.
> I think it is because vSwitch Controller is a commercial product.
> Does this mean Citrix does not provide XCP users a way/tool to control
> Open vSwitch?
> Or Citrix does not plan to bring benefits of Open vSwitch to XCP,
> therefore does not integrate Open vSwitch and XCP completely?
> XCP users only have to use ovs- commands (from Todd and
> admin@xxxxxxxxxxx, ovs commands may confuse XAPI) or OpenFlow
> controllers to complete what vSwitch Controller does?

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