[ovs-dev] [PATCH repost] ofproto: Add support to watch controller port liveness in fast-failover group

Vishal Deep Ajmera vishal.deep.ajmera at ericsson.com
Mon Mar 2 03:27:32 UTC 2020


> > Currently fast-failover group does not support checking liveness of
> controller
> > port (OFPP_CONTROLLER). However this feature can be useful for selecting
> > alternate pipeline when controller connection itself is down for e.g.
> > by using local DHCP server to reply for any DHCP request originating
from
> > VMs.
> >
> > This patch adds the support for watching controller port liveness in
fast-
> > failover group. Controller port is considered live when atleast one
> > of-connection is alive.
> >
> > Example usage:
> >
> > ovs-ofctl add-group br-int 'group_id=1234,type=ff,
> >           bucket=watch_port:CONTROLLER,actions:<A>,
> >           bucket=watch_port:1,actions:<B>
> >
> 
> Hi Ben, any comments on this patch?
> 

Hi Ben,

Can you help reviewing this patch and merge if it looks ok? We (from
Ericsson) are currently working on an SDN feature requiring this support.

Warm Regards,
Vishal Ajmera



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