In this article, we would like to bridge two remote Mininet environments using VXLAN.

## Environment

The following figure shows the network topology:

The network of left-hand-side is simunated on 140.113.215.191 The network of right-hand-side is simunated on 140.113.215.200

## Honest Advice

Check your OVS version by ovs-vsctl show and make sure you are working with version > 2.0.1 It wastes me two nights just because there is something wrong in the old version…

## Advanced Configuration

#### Manually assign VXLAN Network ID (VNI) and/or OpenFlow port number

e.g. VNI=5566, OF_PORT=9

#### Assign VNI flow by flow

(Useful when implementing multi-tenant environment)

and then setup your flow entries by