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How control plane works for OVS in openstack?

asked 2015-12-20 10:10:55 -0500

Veerendra gravatar image

updated 2015-12-21 00:07:44 -0500

In SDN, there will be controller(Generally!). So, controller uses the OpenFlow protocol to send the Flows to OVS(Control Plane). Once OVS got the Intelligence, forwards the packets according to that. But in Openstack, there is no controller and how switch got the flows(Control Plane) when VM is launched and plugged to int-br in computer node?

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I have asked a similar question: https://ask.openstack.org/en/question... . I think you will get your answer

aksan gravatar imageaksan ( 2015-12-20 22:31:31 -0500 )edit

Thanks aksan!

Veerendra gravatar imageVeerendra ( 2015-12-21 00:51:52 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-12-21 06:44:53 -0500

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OpenStack Neutron is an SDN networking project focused on delivering networking-as-a-service (NaaS) in virtual compute environment.

Neutron SDN takes care of handling control plane.

Thanks,

Vinoth

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