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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Viewing the virtual interface information on the compute node for VXLAN tunnels

When a tenant launches a VM and attaches it to a virtual network, a virtual network interface is created on the compute node, which connects the VM to the OVS instance.

In this recipe, we will identify the virtual network interface, which attaches a VM to the OVS instance on the VXLAN network.

We will also look at the OVS configuration, which makes the communication between the VM and other members on the virtual network possible.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you should have the following information:

  • The SSH login credentials for the node where the Neutron client packages are installed
  • User-level access to OpenStack
  • The name of the VM for which you want to identify the ...

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