openvswitch-create

Open vSwitch is a multilayer virtual switch licensed by Apache 2.0. It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmable extensions. This command creates an Open vSwitch instance on the switch.

Syntax   openvswitch-create name  

name name-string

Specify a name for the Open vSwitch instance.

vnet vnet-name

Specify the name of the VNET for Open vSwitch.

Specify any of the following options:

dedicated-vnet-service|shared-vnet-service

Specify if Open vSwitch is a dedicated or shared VNET service.

shared-vnet-mgr vnet-manager name

Specify the VNET manager to share with if this is a shared service.

location fabric-node name

Specify the location of the service.

storage-pool storage-pool-name

Specify a storage pool to apply to the VNET.

cert-name cert-name-string

Specify the certificate name for SSL connections

ca-cert-name ca-cert-name-string

Specify the CA Certificate name for SSL connections

cert-location none|global|container

Specify the Certificate location - global or within container.

global-vtep|local-vtep

Specify the hardware VTEP associated with Open vSwitch.

tunnel-ip ip-address

Specify the IP address for the tunnel.

bfd|no-bfd

Specify if you want to enable BFD for OVSDB created tunnels.

Defaults   None

Access   CLI

History   

Version 2.4

Command introduced.

Version 2.4.1

The parameters, tunnel and vtep, added.

Version 2.5

The parameters, gateway, db-conn-type, db-port, db-socket, and db-ip are deprecated.

Version 2.5.4

The parameter, shared-vnet-mgr, cert-name, ca-cert-name, and cert-location added.

Version 2.6.2

The parameter, gateway, deprecated.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter, bfd, added.

Usage   Use this command to create an Open vSwitch instance on a VNET.

Examples  To create an OpenStack instance, Open-One, on VNET, opvnet, as a dedicated service, with storage pool, vry-lrg-str, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > openvswitch-create name Open-One vnet opvnet dedicated-vnet-service storage-pool vry-lrg-str

openvswitch-delete

Open vSwitch is a multilayer virtual switch licensed by Apache 2.0. It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmable extensions. This command removes an Open vSwitch instance on the switch.

Syntax   openvswitch-delete name name-string 

name name-string

Specify a name for the Open vSwitch instance.

Defaults   None

Access   CLI

History   Command introduced in Version 2.4.

Usage   Use this command to delete an Open vSwitch instance on a VNET.

Examples  To delete an Open vSwitch instance, Open-One, on VNET, opvnet,  use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > openvswitch-delete name Open-One vnet opvnet db-ip 10.9.31.141

openvswitch-modify

Open vSwitch is a multilayer virtual switch licensed by Apache 2.0. It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmable extensions. This command modifies an Open vSwitch instance on the switch.

Syntax   openvswitch-modify

name name-string

Specify a name for the Open vSwitch instance.

Specify between 0 and 7 of the following options:

gateway ip-address

Specify the gateway IP address.

tunnel-ip ip-address

Specify the IP address for the tunnel.

global-vtep|local-vtep

Specify the hardware VTEP associated with Open vSwitch.

cert-name cert-name-string

Specify the certificate name for SSL connections

ca-cert-name ca-cert-name-string

Specify the CA Certificate name for SSL connections

cert-location none|global|container

Specify the Certificate location - global or within container

location fabric-node name

Specify the location of the service.

storage-pool storage-pool-name

Specify a storage pool to apply to the VNET.

bfd|no-bfd

Specify if you want to enable BFD for OVSDB created tunnels.

Defaults   None

Access   CLI

History   

Version 2.4

Command introduced.

Version 2.4.1

The parameters vnet, dedicated-vnet-service|shared-vnet-service disable|enable, storage-pool, gateway db-conn-type, db-ip, db-port, db-socket deprecated.

Version 2.5.4

The parameters, cert-name, ca-cert-name,and cert-location added.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter, bfd, added.

Usage   Use this command to modify an Open vSwitch instance on a VNET and to accept TLS certificates.

Examples  To modify an Open vSwitch instance, Open-One, on VNET, opvnet, and add the database IP address, 10.9.31.141, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > openvswitch-modify name Open-One vnet opvnet db-ip 10.9.31.141

openvswitch-show

Open vSwitch is a multilayer virtual switch licensed by Apache 2.0. It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmable extensions. This command displays an Open vSwitch instance on the switch.

Syntax   openvswitch-show 

name name-string

Specify a name for the Open vSwitch instance.

Specify any of the following options:

type vnet-mgr|vrouter|vlb|dhcp|dns|netzone|ofpd|orphaned|netvm|nat| openstack|netvmm|ovs

Specify the type of VNET.

scope local|fabric

Specify the scope for Open vSwitch.

vnet vnet-name

Specify the name of the VNET for Open vSwitch.

is-global true|false

Specify if service is global.

location fabric-node name

Specify the location of the Open vSwitch instance.

cert-name cert-name-string

Specify the certificate name for SSL connections.

ca-cert-name ca-cert-name-string

Specify the CA Certificate name for SSL connections.

cert-location none|global|container

Specify the Certificate location - global or within container.

db-conn-type unix-socket|tcp|punix-socket-listen|tcp-listen|ssl|default

Specify the type of database connection.

db-ip ip-address

Specify the IP address of the database.

db-port db-port-number

Specify the port number to listen on for the database.

db-socket db-socket-string

Specify the socket for the database.

mode standalone|master|slave

 

tunnel-ip ip-address

Specify the IP address for the tunnel.

global-vtep|local-vtep

Specify the hardware VTEP associated with Open vSwitch.

bfd|no-bfd

Specify if you want to enable BFD for OVSDB created tunnels.

Defaults   None

Access   CLI

History   .

Version 2.4

Command introduced.

Version 2.4.1

The parameters, tunnel and vtep, added.

Version 2.5.4

The parameter, shared-vnet-mgr, cert-name, ca-cert-name, and cert-location added.

Version 2.6.2

The parameter, mode, added.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter, bfd, added.

Usage   Use this command to display Open vSwitch instance information on a VNET.

Examples  To display an Open vSwitch instance, Open-One, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > openvswitch-show name Open-One