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Re: [Xen-users] [XCP] Network confusion

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Jon R. <jonr@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wednesday, August 3, 2011 00:09 AKDT, riki <phobie@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> with xencenter and XCP you are configuring OpenVswitch, it is slightly
>> different approach than conventional linux bridging.
> So are you saying that when I create bonds and VLANs in XenCenter 1.0, that I 
> am using OpenVswitch? I thought I had to enable  OpenVswitch using the 
> xe-switch-network-backend openvswitch command.

I think that's right. XCP 1.0 and XenServer 5.6 FP1 had Open vSwitch
support, but I believe it was turned off by default.

> I also thought that if I used the previous command that my changes made would 
> not be seen in XenCenter because it doesn't use the XAPI, am I confused?
Right, doing it manually it won't be in xapi. You can instead use the
xe commands or XenCenter

Does this help:


> Thanks again for the help,
> Jon
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