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IFCFG-BRIDGE

Section: Network configuration (5)
Updated: September 2015
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NAME

ifcfg-ovs-bridge - openvswitch bridge configuration 

SYNOPSIS

/etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-*

 

CONFIGURATION

To setup an ovs bridge interface you need a configuration fileifcfg-<interface-name>with the usual network settings. But you must add additional variables:

OVS_BRIDGE <yes|no>
This option must be set to 'yes' to identify this interface as ovs bridge interface.

OVS_BRIDGE_PORT_DEVICE[suffix] <port device name>
This suffix variable contains the names of port devices to enslave into the bridge,each port suffix has to be a unique keyword, e.g. _1 .. _N.

OVS_BRIDGE_VLAN_PARENT <parent device name>
Permits to create a ``fake bridge`` refering to the ``parent bridge`` with implicitVLAN on the ports of the ``parent bridge``.

OVS_BRIDGE_VLAN_TAG <vlan tag>
The 802.1Q VLAN tag or ID used to filter traffic for the ``fake bridge`` on portsof the ``parent bridge``.

 

EXAMPLE

Minimal example for a ovs bridge interface on eth2 and eth3, the bridge interfaceitself is configured via dhcp:

ifcfg-ovsbr0

        STARTMODE='auto'        BOOTPROTO='dhcp'        OVS_BRIDGE='yes'        OVS_BRIDGE_PORT_DEVICE_2='eth2'        OVS_BRIDGE_PORT_DEVICE_3='eth3'

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional and more general information have a look into documentationprovided at<http://openvswitch.org/>.

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2012 SUSE Linux GmbH, Nuernberg, Germany. 

BUGS

Please report bugs at <http://bugs.opensuse.org> 

AUTHOR

Marius Tomaschewski
 

SEE ALSO

ifcfg(5),wicked(8),ovs-vsctl(8).


 

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SYNOPSIS
CONFIGURATION
EXAMPLE
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
COPYRIGHT
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AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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