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Huawei ML2 Mechanism Driver implement ML2 Plugin Mechanism Driver API. This driver can manage all types of Huawei switches.


RDO install OpenStack Icehouse for CentOS6.5 Install the ncclient Python library for NETCONF client (see https://github.com/leopoul/ncclient) on the Neutron server.

Directory Structure

The Huawei Neutron ML2 Driver can be downloaded from the repository located at:



Step 1:

Edit /etc/neutron/neutron.conf: core_plugin = ml2

Step 2:

Edit /etc/neutron/plugins/ml2/ml2_conf.ini: type_drivers = vlan tenant_network_types = vlan mechanism_drivers = openvswitch,huawei

Step 3:

Edit /etc/neutron/plugins/ml2/ml2_conf_huawei.ini: hostaddr = Switch IP address username = admin password = password portname = Switch port name

Step 4:

Start the neutron service by providing the relevant configuration files: cd <neutron_path> && python <neutron_path>/bin/neutron-server --config-file /etc/neutron/neutron.conf --config-file /etc/neutron/plugins/ml2/ml2_conf.ini --config-file /etc/neutron/plugins/ml2/ml2_conf_huawei.ini

Step 5:

Finally, restart neutron-server: service neutron-server restart