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Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron) - Second Edition by James Denton

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Configuring the LinuxBridge driver and agent

The LinuxBridge mechanism driver is included with the ML2 plugin and was installed in Chapter 3, Installing Neutron. The following sections will walk you through the configuration of Neutron and Nova to utilize the LinuxBridge driver and agent.

Note

While the LinuxBridge and Open vSwitch agents and drivers can coexist in the same environment, they should not be installed and configured simultaneously on the same host.

Installing the LinuxBridge agent

To install the LinuxBridge agent, issue the following command on all nodes:

# apt-get install neutron-plugin-linuxbridge-agent

If prompted to overwrite the neutron.conf file, type N at the [default=N] prompt.

Configuring Nova to use LinuxBridge

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