Version 2 (modified by ibaldin, 11 years ago)

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ORCA and VLANs

Creation of slices in ORCA consisting of edge VMs connected by VLANs should consist of the following steps

  1. Pick new VLAN tag ID
  2. Access routers/switches on the path and configure the VLANs. Assume links between network equipment and nodes are trunked.
  3. Select nodes on which VMs will reside
  4. Create bridges in each node for this slice (brctl addbr <bridge name, could be slice name>)
  5. Create tagged interfaces in each node for the VLAN in this slice (vconfig add <interface> <tag id>)
  6. Attach VLAN interface to the bridge (brctl addif <bridge name> <vlan interface name>)
  7. Create appropriate configurations for VMs (second interface should have 'bridge=<slice bridge name> option set, to make sure that vif#.# for the data interface in the VM gets attached to the bridge)
  8. Create VMs