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Comment: try the ML2 driver with CITC

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Additional REST API calls have been added to support the configuration of bridge using the bridge name instead of network ID.

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Install and Configure the Cumulus Networks Modular Layer 2 Mechanism Driver

You need to install the Cumulus Networks ML2 mechanism driver on your Neutron host, which is available upstream:

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  • switches — The list of Cumulus Linux switches connected to the Neutron host. Specify a list of IP addresses.
  • scheme — The scheme (for example, HTTP) for the base URL for the ML2 API. 
  • protocol_port — The protocol port for the bast URL for the ML2 API. The default value is 8000.
  • sync_time — A periodic time interval for polling the Cumulus Linux switch. The default value is 30 seconds.
  • spf_enable — Enables/disables SPF for the bridge. The default value is False.
  • new_bridge — Enables/disables VLAN-aware bridge mode for the bridge configuration. The default value is False, so a traditional mode bridge is created.

Try OpenStack with Cumulus in the Cloud

OpenStack Neutron is available as a preconfigured option with Cumulus in the Cloud. You just need to add the ML2 driver, as per the instructions above.