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Configuring VXLAN and GRE Tunnels on OpenvSwitch

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I have done a couple of GRE tunnel how-tos using OpenvSwitch (OVS). I had been itching to give VXLan a spin in OVS so why not ferret out someones tree on GitHub. I believe VXLan is still scheduled to officially release soon in OpenvSwitch. So here are the steps for installing, configuring tunnels on OpenvSwitch with VXLan and GRE encapsulations. …

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Getting Started OpenFlow OpenvSwitch Tutorial Lab : Setup

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I wrote a Python OpenFlow installation app to automate an OpenFlow KVM and Open vSwitch setup found at: Getting Started OpenFlow OpenvSwitch Tutorial Lab : This is an OpenFlow Tutorial using OpenvSwitch and Floodlight controller but any other controller or switch can be used. I have had some requests on some scenarios so I put this together. Adding a few …

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OpenvSwitch Configure from Packages and Attaching to a Floodlight OpenFlow Controller

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OpenvSwitch Configure from Packages and Attaching to a Floodlight OpenFlow Controller:¬†Couple folks have asked about installing OpenvSwitch from packages on Ubuntu 12.04 as opposed to from source. The default repos have v1.4 up so almost at the latest v1.4.1. OVS will be the de facto vSwitch in the hyper-scale providers in the future in my opinion. As Vmware’s Nicira acquisition …

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OpenStack Essex and Quantum Installation using OpenvSwitch from Scratch

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Here is a walkthrough for the Quantum Network Manager Plugin for OpenStack Essex with a Quantum Installation with OpenvSwitch.¬†It is still in dev so expect weird things and stability issues. For a guy with a networking bread and butter this is the extremely exciting piece of OpenStack for me. I will do a followup and try and breakdown the OpenvSwitch …

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Installing Open vSwitch with KVM

This tutorial is for installing Open vSwitch with KVM in order to replace traditional hypervisor Ethernet switching using Linux bridging with Open vSwitch. I rebuilt this box becuase as fun as it was to setup OpenStack (I think) there are a million modules that would take more time to clip out rather than just rebuilding. Anyone gotten Nova integrated into …

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