Skydive network is an open source real-time network topology and protocols analyzer providing a comprehensive way of understanding what is happening in your network infrastructure. The common use cases will be, troubleshooting, monitoring, SDN integration and much more. It has features such as:
- Topology capturing - Captures network topology, interface, bridge and more
- Flow capture - Distributed probe, L2-L4 classifier, GRE, VXLAN, GENEVE, MPLS/GRE, MPLS/UDP tunnelling support
- Extendable - Support for external SDN Controllers or container based infrastructure, OpenStack. Supports extensions through API
Benefit to oVirt users
Skydive allows oVirt administrators to see the network configuration and topology of their oVirt cluster. Administrators can capture traffic from VM1 to VM2 or monitor the traffic between VMs or hosts. Skydive can generate traffic between 2 running VMs on different hosts and then analyze. Administrators can create alerts in Skydive UI to notify when traffic is disconnected or down.