The following summarizes the phases in configuring OpenStack to work with EFA. Details are provided in the sections that follow.
The instructions assume that the IP Fabric has already been set up using Fabric Service commands. For details on creating a Clos or non-Clos IP Fabric, refer to the EFA Administration Guide.
|Create fabric||The instructions in the following sections assume that the IP Fabric has already been set up.|
|Set up physical topology||Shows SLX switch topology and its interconnection with compute nodes|
|Create tenant||Setting up the EFA tenants according to the physical topology|
|Configure Neutron||Configuration of Neutron to connect to EFA|
|Enable mechanism driver and plugins||Enabling Layer2, Layer3 plugins and drivers on Neutron|
|Enable journaling||Alternate Neutron configuration for setting up Layer2 and Layer3 using journaling|
|Map Neutron links||Link mapping according to the physical topology on Neutron|