The controller I am talking about is part of XS 5.6 FP1 (Advanced Edition or
higher), which is released by Citrix very soon, and was also included in the
beta. This controller uses OpenFlow for setting up ACL rules etc, and another,
Open vSwitch specific, protocol to create GRE tunnel ports remotely.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: frank [mailto:frank@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 12 December 2010 19:00
> To: Rob Hoes
> Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] How to use "xe tunnel-create" to create GRE
> What "controller" means here? is it an openflow controller or
> controller made by xensource?
> as I know, openflow standard has no definition for creating a GRE
> thank you
> On 12/12/2010 08:11 AM, Rob Hoes wrote:
> > Hi Frank,
> > You need to connect the Open vSwitch Controller that came with XS 5.6
> FP1 beta to your pool. The controller sees the tunnels that you create
> by the xe commands (as you did), and will create the GRE ports on the
> vSwitches for you.
> > Regards,
> > Rob
> > On 11 Dec 2010, at 01:47, frank wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> In XenServer5.6 FP1 beta, I have switched default bridge to
> >> vswitch, I wonder how to use "xe tunnel-create" to create a GRE
> >> my commands:
> >> xe tunnel-create pif-uuid=eth0_uuid
> >> network-uuid=network_created_by_xe_network_create
> >> then I got an uuid which is "access-PIF" of output from "xe tunnel-
> >> what should I do next? how to set remote_ip and GRE type and GRE key?
> >> I already know how to do these by open vswitch, I just want to use
> >> command do same things.
> >> than kyou.
> >> --
> >> Frank Zhang
> >> Cloud.com INC
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