Bug 847762 - [Port mirroring] Port mirroring does not work if the VM does not have an IPv4 address to its port-mirroring-enabled NIC.
Summary: [Port mirroring] Port mirroring does not work if the VM does not have an IPv4...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Documentation
Version: 3.1.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Tim Hildred
QA Contact: ecs-bugs
Whiteboard: network
Depends On:
Blocks: 565697 test
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-08-13 13:35 UTC by GenadiC
Modified: 2016-02-10 19:57 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2012-12-04 17:22:29 UTC
oVirt Team: Network

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vdsm log (880.91 KB, application/x-gzip)
2012-08-13 13:35 UTC, GenadiC
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Description GenadiC 2012-08-13 13:35:21 UTC
Created attachment 604009 [details]
vdsm log

Description of problem:
Stop the VM that is doing port mirroring to other VMs and start it again.
Port mirroring will not work anymore on that VM.  

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make sure that VM1 is mirroring traffic of other VMs (tcpdump is working)
2. Stop VM1
3. Start VM1
Actual results:
Port mirroring is not working anymore on VM1

Expected results:
After restart Port mirroring should continue working as before.

Additional info:

Comment 2 GenadiC 2012-08-13 15:21:59 UTC
This problem happened as we support Port mirroring in L3 only.
After start, VM didn't get IP, that's why port mirroring didn't work.
After configuring IP on the VM port mirroring continued working

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