Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/OpenFlowOVS/Execute


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09/18/13 13:14:03 (6 years ago)
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    1818== 2.  Configure and Initialize ==
    1919Although OVS is installed and initialized on the host that is meant to act as a software switch, it has not been configured yet.
    20 There are two main things that need to be configured: ''create your software switch with the interfaces as ports'' and ''point the switch to an OpenFlow controller''.
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    22 In order to configure our switch, we first need to login to the host that will be used as an OpenFlow switch.
     20There are two main things that need to be configured: ''create your software switch with the interfaces as ports'' and ''point the switch to an !OpenFlow controller''.
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     22In order to configure our switch, we first need to login to the host that will be used as an !OpenFlow switch.
    2323
    2424=== 2a. Login to OVS host ===
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    2526The first thing we need to do is ssh in to the OVS host so that we can configure it. Depending on which tool and OS you are using there is a slightly different process for logging in. If you don't know how to SSH to your reserved hosts take a look in [wiki:HowTo/LoginToNodes this page.]
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    2728=== 2b. Configure  the Software Switch ===
    28 Now that you are logged in, we need first to configure OVS. To save time in the tutorial we have already started OVS and we have added an ethernet bridge that will act as our software switch. Try:
     29Now that you are logged in, we need first to configure OVS. To save time in the tutorial we have already started OVS and we have added an Ethernet bridge that will act as our software switch. Try:
    2930{{{
    3031sudo ovs-vsctl list-br