[ovs-dev] [PATCH 6/8] datapath: Add support for CAPWAP UDP transport.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Aug 18 17:18:03 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:08:50AM -0700, Jesse Gross wrote:
> > Add support for the transport portion of the CAPWAP protocol as
> > an alternative to GRE for L2 over L3 tunneling.  This is not
> > full support for the CAPWAP protocol.
> What's missing?

CAPWAP is a big protocol covering management of wireless access points (RFC
5415 is 155 pages).  Most of that describes a control protocol for setting
access points up and a relatively small subset is a component that allows
packets to be tunneled to a controller for inspection.  This is that subset.
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