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LIBVDEPLUG_NULL(1) General Commands Manual LIBVDEPLUG_NULL(1)

NAME

libvdeplug_null - network terminator plug

SYNOPSIS

libvdeplug_null.so

DESCRIPTION

This is a libvdeplug module implementing a networking sink/terminator.

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:

This plug does not generate any networking traffic and all the packets sent to this plug get dropped.

EXAMPLES

This command creates a switch (without the null plug the command vde_plug adds the stream stdin/stdout as a node of the switch). vde_plug null:// switch://tmp/myswitch

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),
April 30, 2017 Virtual Distributed Ethernet