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Re: [Xen-users] Port mirroring and promiscuous mode

  • To: Simon Hobson <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Tarren, Jacob A. (LARC-B703)[LITES II]" <jacob.a.tarren@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:54:15 +0000
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Port mirroring and promiscuous mode

The documentation is a little hard to find, but I just let Xen handle it
for the most part, so it’s not too bad...

On 4/20/16, 2:57 AM, "Xen-users on behalf of Simon Hobson"
<xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>"Tarren, Jacob A. (LARC-B703)[LITES II]" <jacob.a.tarren@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I¹ve figured it out:
>> ovs-vsctl -- --id=@p get port vif104.1 -- --id=@m create mirror name=m0
>> select-all=true output-port=@p -- set bridge xenbr1 mirrors=@m
>> I¹ll need to switch from using port vif104.1 to using vifname, but other
>> than that this works perfectly.  The best part is that it uses the
>> network that xen manages, so I shouldn¹t have to adjust src-port or
>> dst-port as other VMs reboot.
>Great news.
>BTW - how are you finding it using ovs ? Was it hard to setup ?
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