[ovs-dev] [IPv6 IV: A New Hope 3/6] nicira-ext: Support matching ARP source and target hardware addresses.

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Wed Feb 2 18:50:39 UTC 2011


On Feb 2, 2011, at 9:35 AM, Ben Pfaff wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 12:53:50AM -0800, Justin Pettit wrote:
>> OpenFlow 1.0 doesn't allow matching on the ARP source and target
>> hardware address.  This has caused us to introduce hacks such as the
>> Drop Spoofed ARP action.  Now that we have extensible match, we can
>> match on more fields within ARP:
>> 
>>    - Source Hardware Address (arp_sha)
>>    - Target Hardware Address (arp_tha)
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com>
>> Acked-by: Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>
> 
> After taking a closer look the only other comment I have is that, since
> ovs-ofctl says that drop_spoofed_arp is now deprecated, nicira-ext.h
> should say the same thing.

Good point.  Done.

> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>

Thanks!

--Justin






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