[ovs-dev,2/2] ovn-nb: Update documentation for Load balancers.
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Message ID 1467706640-10314-2-git-send-email-guru@ovn.org
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Guru Shetty July 5, 2016, 8:17 a.m. UTC
Clarify that the load balancers needs a router in
the topology.

Signed-off-by: Gurucharan Shetty <guru@ovn.org>
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 ovn/ovn-nb.xml | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/ovn/ovn-nb.xml b/ovn/ovn-nb.xml
index ff2e695..a1f560a 100644
--- a/ovn/ovn-nb.xml
+++ b/ovn/ovn-nb.xml
@@ -567,6 +567,13 @@ 
         and "172.16.1.8:80".  Examples for value are "10.0.0.1, 10.0.0.2" and
         "20.0.0.10:8800, 20.0.0.11:8800".
       </p>
+      <p>
+        The virtual IPv4 address should be in a subnet different than the
+        client's subnet.  With it being in a different subnet, the client
+        sends the packet with the destination MAC address of the connected
+        router port.  The load balancer intercepts the packet and changes the
+        destination IPv4 address (and port) to one of the values provided.
+      </p>
     </column>
 
     <column name="protocol">