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Software-Defined Networking (SDN) with OpenStack by Sreenivas Voruganti, Sriram Subramanian

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Virtual network management in OpenContrail

Let us now take a quick look at the process of creating a virtual network in OpenContrail and how it can be leveraged to provision a VM instance in OpenStack.

Creating virtual networks and VM instances

The steps given here will be important for understanding the service chaining concepts later in this chapter:

  1. The first step in creating a virtual network (VN) is to click on the icon for Configure in the OpenContrail navigation bar, as highlighted previously. The following screen should be displayed:

    Creating virtual networks and VM instances

  2. Navigate to Networking | Networks and click on the + sign on the right-hand side of the screen. This will allow ...

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