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LIBVDEPLUG_VDE(1) General Commands Manual LIBVDEPLUG_VDE(1)

NAME

libvdeplug_cmd - vdeplug module: stream a VDE network through a command

SYNOPSIS

libvdeplug_cmd.so

DESCRIPTION

This is the standard vdeplug module to stream a VDE network using a command. This module of libvdeplug4 can be used in any program supporting vde like vde_plug, kvm, qemu, user-mode-linux and virtualbox.

The vde_plug_url syntax of this module is the following:


cmd://command

EXAMPLES

Appropriate shell quoting is needed.

cmd://"ssh remote.host.org vde_plug vxvde://"
kvm .... -net vde,sock=cmd://"ssh remote.host.org vde_plug vxvde://" ...

In these cases ssh should have been configured to require no foreground authentication (see how to set up public key authentication: ssh(1) and ssh-keygen(1)).

NOTICE

Virtual Distributed Ethernet is not related in any way with www.vde.com ("Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik und Informationstechnik" i.e. the German "Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies").

SEE ALSO

vde_plug(1),
August 23, 2016 Virtual Distributed Ethernet