[ovs-dev] modify the openflow code in openvswitch

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Fri Feb 14 21:26:45 UTC 2014

On 2/13/14, 3:02 PM, "ghaith alwerfally" <ghibrahim86 at gmail.com> wrote:

>i want test the performane of openflow controllers in both modes
>proactive and reactive,
>so how can i set up the openflow switch to works in proactive mode or
>reactive mode as i wish ?
>openflow by default works in reactive mode

When people talk about proactive or reactive, they're talking about how
the controller handles flow processing.  If it pushes down flows
proactively (not based on receiving a missed packet), then it's proactive.
 If it's pushing flows in reaction to received packets, it's reactive.


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