Once installed, the various plugins and agents of Neutron must be configured properly before they can be started and consumed. At this point of the installation, a decision should be made on the Neutron plugin that will be used. The
neutron-server service and the
neutron-dhcp-agent service at a minimum, cannot be started without specifying a networking plugin as part of their configuration.
Install the LinuxBridge and Open vSwitch plugins with the following commands on all the nodes:
# yum -y install openstack-neutron-linuxbridge # yum -y install openstack-neutron-openvswitch
These two switching options will be discussed in further detail in Chapter 4, Building a Virtual Switching Infrastructure. However, for the sake ...