type drives ml2 plugins neutron ?

asked 2015-03-26 11:58:35 -0600

anonymous user


updated 2015-03-26 11:59:15 -0600

Hello !!

I installaed openstack in one node (controller, compute and network) all in one server (Ubuntu 14.04) with 1 NIC.

I want to now, what type of drives (flat,gre,vlan,vxlan) i will choses in ml2_conf.ini file ? my purpose is to configure 2 virtual NIC's created by openvswitch, one will be internal network and the other will be external network connect.


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answered 2015-03-26 15:14:08 -0600

jdexter gravatar image

The type of driver you want is dependent on they type of network you are planning to use.

When in doubt you can use all 4 drivers, as it just imports them so the functions can be used.

flat - you are using the native network on the network interface vlan - you are using a tagged network on the netowrk interface gre and vxlan - using tunnels for connecting the compute nodes to the network node.

Unless you are using provider networks with vlans you most likely will want flat, and either gre or vxlan.

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Thank you for the explanation. So, what i need in openstack is to connect two network(external and internal) with a router. Note that i use a classically access point to connect the physical carte of the server to the internet. So what can I configured to reach my purpose ?

mehdi gravatar imagemehdi ( 2015-03-27 03:46:22 -0600 )edit

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