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From Sateesh Chodapuneedi <>
Subject RE: question on Distributed Virtual Switch support
Date Fri, 08 Mar 2013 06:42:15 GMT
Hi Hari,
Please see my comments inline.

> From: Hari Kannan
> Sent: 08 March 2013 11:34
> To:; Koushik Das; Sateesh Chodapuneedi
> Subject: question on Distributed Virtual Switch support
> Hi Sateesh
> After going through the FS, I have a few questions:
> dStack+with+VMware+DVS
> Comment "Management network over virtual switches other than standard
> vSwitch. Does CloudStack has to support management/private network over
> dvSwitch or just support guest and public network traffic?" - what does the
> community think?
During discuss thread over the FS (in 72 hours time frame), there were no comments 
over this point. Hence the implementation has assumed a 'No' and excluded management 
network traffic over dvSwitch. I think enterprises prefer to leave management traffic 
over standard vSwitch which is added by default during vSphere installation.
Would like to hear if otherwise? We can extend the support.

> Comment "CloudStack doesn't do following: Configuration of PVLAN " - isn't
> this an issue for support PVLAN?
Current implantation just configures VLAN over a dv port group (virtual network).
Virtual network orchestration over VMware resource is looking only for untagged 
or tagged isolated VLAN networks. 
Kindly let me know If there is any requirement for PVLAN enabled networks. 
The current implementation can be definitely extended to support it.

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