Integrating Open vSwitch with OpenDaylight

Learn how to set up an OpenDaylight SDN network with Open vSwitch and GNS3.

David Bombal

April 20, 2017

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In his previous video in this GNS3 series, David Bombal explained how to integrate Open vSwitch with Cisco routers in a GNS3 network. In this video, he demonstrates how to integrate Open vSwitch with the open source OpenDaylight SDN controller running in GNS3. OpenDaylight supports multiple southbound protocols, but in this demonstration, Bombal uses the OpenFlow protocol on the southbound interface between OpenDaylight and OpenvSwitch. He uses the Cisco DevNet OpenDaylight OpenFlow Manager application.

About the Author(s)

David Bombal

Author and instructorDavid Bombal is an author and instructor at GNS3 and O'Reilly Media. He creates worldwide instructor-led and self-paced video training on new and emerging technologies such as SDN. He's involved in multiple SDN and OpenFlow projects which include both open source as well as commercial SDN controllers. His YouTube channel has more than 1 million views. Bombal holds numerous certifications, including CCIE #11023 (Emeritus). He's designed, implemented and managed networks ranging from single sites to those that span 50 countries.

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