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can we use any mechanism driver without OVS switch?

asked 2015-10-07 00:18:32 -0500

Vinoth gravatar image

Hi,

Recently I worked with brocade-neutron-plugin for integrating Brocade-VCS-VDX switch to work with openstack VLAN neutron networking.

In this setup, I used OVS and brocade mechanism driver combination.

I wonder Is it possible to replace OVS switch completely with any other switch?

If it is so, then how could 2 or more VMs can connect with host machine without the Virtual switch?

I could see the available combinations are

mechanism_drivers = openvswitch,mlnx

mechanism_drivers = arista

mechanism_drivers = cisco,logger

mechanism_drivers = openvswitch,brocade

mechanism_drivers = linuxbridge,brocade

My question in short: can we use brocade driver without OVS switch or any other driver without OVS?

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answered 2015-10-12 03:13:59 -0500

It seems so: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Neutr...

From the referenced page:

  % cat /etc/neutron/plugins/ml2/ml2_conf.ini

  [ml2]
  tenant_network_types = vlan
  type_drivers = local,flat,vlan,gre,vxlan
  mechanism_drivers = brocade
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