[ovs-dev] openvswitch programming interface

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Sat Jun 22 17:15:29 UTC 2013


The configuration API that does those things is OVSDB.
On Jun 22, 2013 10:13 AM, "Peter Cheung" <mcheung63 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Ben
>     I am not sure i am right : openflow can only control the openflow part
> of openvswitch. openvswitch has some functions such as creating bridge,
> blinding port to a bridge, which is not part of openflow specification.
>
> Thanks
> from Peter
>
>
> > Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:02:25 -0700
> > From: blp at nicira.com
> > To: mcheung63 at hotmail.com
> > CC: dev at openvswitch.org
> > Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] openvswitch programming interface
> >
> > On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 04:44:44PM +0800, Peter Cheung wrote:
> > > Dear All How can i control the openvswitch by programming? is there
> > > any REST API/library?
> >
> > OpenFlow is the Open vSwitch programming API.
>
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