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

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Aug 18 20:21:47 UTC 2010


On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 2:26 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 01:18:03PM -0400, Jesse Gross wrote:
> > 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.
>
> I see.  Could that go in the commit message?  Thanks.
>

Sure, I added that.
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