[ovs-dev] fast failover config

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


Hello,

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.

Thanks


Hi,
>
> 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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