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Openvswitch connects directly to tap

asked 2018-01-23 10:44:48 -0500

mike11 gravatar image

updated 2018-01-24 03:01:07 -0500


Please help me figure this out, I am really lost with the configuration of the OVS. As you may see in the output below of the ovs-vsctl show command there is no bridge in the OVS and when i start the instance it connects it directl to the br-int.

Manager "ptcp:6640:"
    is_connected: true  
Bridge br-int
    Controller "tcp:"
        is_connected: true
    fail_mode: secure
    Port "int-br-eth1"
        Interface "int-br-eth1"
            type: patch
            options: {peer="phy-br-eth1"}     
    Port br-int
        Interface br-int
            type: internal
Bridge "br-eth1"
    Controller "tcp:"
        is_connected: true
    fail_mode: secure
    Port "br-eth1"
        Interface "br-eth1"
            type: internal
    Port "eth1"
        Interface "eth1"
    Port "phy-br-eth1"
        Interface "phy-br-eth1"
            type: patch
            options: {peer="int-br-eth1"}

in the moment that i start the instance i will have a tap created but it will attach to the br-int and if i run the command brctl show there is no bridge at all. the configuration file of openvswitch_agent.ini is pasted below:


bridge_mappings =provider:br-eth1


firewall_driver = openvswitch

enable_security_group = false

enable_ipset = false

Thank you

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answered 2018-01-24 02:50:37 -0500

You configured the Native Openvswitch Firewall Driver, which doesn’t use Linuxbridges to implement firewalls around instances.

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Ok Awesome !! Thank you for the answer. The reason that i was concerened was because when i was pinging out from the instance i saw the ARP requests at the br-int but were not going out from int-br-ethx. Do you have any idea about it? I think i will ask this question separately.

Thank you Again!

mike11 gravatar imagemike11 ( 2018-01-25 01:28:48 -0500 )edit

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