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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Chapter 4. Exploring Overlay Networks with Neutron

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Configuring Neutron to use a VXLAN type driver
  • Configuring a VNI Range for VXLAN Networks
  • Viewing a VNI assigned to a Neutron Network
  • Creating a Network with a specific VNI
  • Viewing the virtual interface information on the compute node for VXLAN tunnels
  • Viewing the virtual interface information on the network node for VXLAN tunnels
  • Configuring Neutron to use a GRE type driver
  • Viewing a virtual interface on the compute node for GRE tunnels

Introduction

The OpenStack Neutron provides you with various ways to implement virtual networks in order to connect the virtual machine instances started by tenants. At a broad level, these network types can be classified ...

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