[ovs-dev] fast failover config

Rui Q mail.to.estagio at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 11:46:21 UTC 2016


In the sequence of an email I sent earlier for another mailing list, I
would like to know if anyone can confirm me if OVS allows for fast failover
group type configurations? I've received an answer saying it doesn't but
I'm having serious doubts.


> I'm trying to configure a fast failover but until now I'm having some
> problems... I already tried different rules/configurations but without
> success.
> To make it simple, let's imagine I have communications going from port1 to
> port2, I want to have a ff on port2 and, in case of failure, send the
> traffic to port2.
> ovs-ofctl -O OpenFlow13 add-group brXXX group_id=124,type=fast_
>> failover,bucket=watch_port:2,output:2,bucket=watch_port:2,output:4
> Is the rule correct?
> Beside this rule, do I have to have any other rule? (eg. to make the
> switch read the group tables, or any other thing?)
> Thanks

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