[ovs-dev] [PATCH v1 0/3] Policy-based routing

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Oct 23 16:46:05 UTC 2018

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:24:03PM +0000, Mary Manohar wrote:
> This patch series implements policy-based routing.
> Policy-based routing (PBR) provides a mechanism to configure permit/deny and reroute policies on the router.
> Permit/deny policies are similar to OVN ACLs, but exist on the logical-router.
> Reroute policies are needed for service-insertion and service-chaining.
> Currently, we support only stateless policies.
> To achieve this, we introduced a new table in the ingress pipeline of the Logical-router.
> The new table is between the ‘IP Routing’ and the ‘ARP/ND resolution’ table.
> This way, PBR can override routing decisions and provide a different next-hop.

None of these patches have sign-offs.

As Numan says, they also have poor commit messages.

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