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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Configuring the VLAN range to be used for the networks

In order to use VLAN as the network type, Neutron requires a range of VLAN identifiers. Each OpenStack Network will be associated with a unique VLAN identifier. This recipe shows you how to configure this range of VLAN IDs.

Getting ready

The valid range for a VLAN ID is 1-4095. However, based on your OpenStack environment and the physical network, it is possible to use a subset of this range.

How to do it…

Configuring the VLAN ID range is a setting in the plugin configuration file. The following steps will show you how to set this range:

  1. With the appropriate credentials, SSH into the node where the Neutron server is running.
  2. Open the Neutron ML2 plugin configuration file using your desired editor. ...

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