[ovs-dev] Subject: [PATCH] ovs-monitor-ipsec: ipsec_vxlan support and IPsec tunnel mode options support.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Oct 17 16:45:53 UTC 2016


No, we wouldn't normally add or remove a feature in a release that has
already been made.

If you need this in OVS 2.5, then you can apply the commit locally, with
"git cherry-pick" or similar.

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 06:40:58AM +0000, Muthukrishnan Thangasamy wrote:
> Dear Ben ,
> 
> 
> Thanks you for your response.
> 
> 
> Is there any option to commit this patch to the earlier branches (i.e) OVS 2.5.x . Kindly let me know if there is a provision and procedure for the same.
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
> Muthukrishnan
> 
> 9952012433
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:49:01 PM
> To: Muthukrishnan Thangasamy
> Cc: dev at openvswitch.org
> Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] Subject: [PATCH] ovs-monitor-ipsec: ipsec_vxlan support and IPsec tunnel mode options support.
> 
> The commit message says:
> 
>     openvswitch: Allow external IPsec tunnel management.
> 
>     OVS GRE IPsec tunnel support has multiple issues, Therefore
>     it was deprecated in OVS 2.6.
> 
>     Following patch removes support for GRE IPsec and allows external
>     IPsec tunnel management for any type of tunnel not just GRE.
>     e.g. user can encrypt Geneve or VxLan traffic.
> 
>     It can be done by using openflow pipeline to set skb-mark
>     and using IPsec keying daemons to implement IPsec tunnels.
>     This packet can be matched for the skb-mark to encrypt
>     selective tunnel traffic.
> 
>     VMware-BZ: 1710701
>     Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at ovn.org>
>     Acked-by: Ansis Atteka <aatteka at ovn.org>
> 
> 
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 06:06:10AM +0000, Muthukrishnan Thangasamy wrote:
> > Dear Ben ,
> >
> >
> > Thank you for your response.
> >
> >
> > Could you please throw some light on ,any specific reason why OVS stopped support for ovs-monitor-ipsec and decided to remove support for ipsec altogether in ovs.
> >
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Muthukrishnan
> >
> > 9952012433
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:43:43 PM
> > To: Muthukrishnan Thangasamy
> > Cc: dev at openvswitch.org
> > Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] Subject: [PATCH] ovs-monitor-ipsec: ipsec_vxlan support and IPsec tunnel mode options support.
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 07:13:55AM +0000, Muthukrishnan Thangasamy wrote:
> > > From 76e504a38a3c556884782323459cc6862a38747c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > > From: Muthukrishnan T <muthukrishnan.t at tataelxsi.co.in>
> > > Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:21:29 +0530
> > > Subject: [PATCH] ovs-monitor-ipsec: ipsec_vxlan support and IPsec tunnel mode options support.
> >
> > We just removed ovs-monitor-ipsec, so this can't be applied.



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