[ovs-dev] [IPv6 IV: A New Hope 5/6] nicira-ext: Support matching IPv6 traffic.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Feb 1 21:23:18 UTC 2011


On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 12:53:52AM -0800, Justin Pettit wrote:
> Provides ability to match over IPv6 traffic in the same manner as IPv4.
> Currently, the matching fields include:
> 
>     - IPv6 source and destination addresses (ipv6_src and ipv6_dst)
>     - Traffic Class (nw_tos)
>     - Next Header (nw_proto)
>     - ICMPv6 Type and Code (icmp_type and icmp_code)
>     - TCP and UDP Ports over IPv6 (tp_src and tp_dst)
> 
> When defining IPv6 rules, the Nicira Extensible Match (NXM) extension to
> OVS must be used.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com>

One omission I just noticed is that this does not update
hash_symmetric_l4() in multipath.c to spread IPv6 flows across the
links.




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