[ovs-discuss] Dynamic GRE? Tunnel per VM
jpettit at nicira.com
Thu Jul 7 00:11:40 PDT 2011
You can create tunnels with the configuration protocol. These tunnels will have OpenFlow port numbers assigned to them (the "ofport" column), and you can define flows to send out them.
On Jul 7, 2011, at 12:05 AM, Holger Winkelmann [TP] wrote:
> We are just working with openvswitch for an ISP like Access Network Scenario.
> We plan to define flows per connected Client (per MAC or IP). Further we want
> to establish multiple Tunnel, conceptionally one tunnel per Flow (Client) and
> send the traffic over a WAN.
> Is there a way to dynamical create Tunnels per Flow via OPenFlow Extensions or
> configuration Protocol?
> We read about having "thousands of GRE tunnels" in the OVS specs but have not seen
> how to dynamical set up them.
> Thanks for any advise,
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