[ovs-dev] reside-on-redirect-chassis option

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Mar 11 21:35:44 UTC 2020


On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 02:29:59PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Hi Numan.  I am trying to properly understand the
> reside-on-redirect-chassis option.  I think that it has two effects:
> 
> 1. Traffic over the router port is always sent to the gateway chassis.
> 
> 2. Traffic to the gateway chassis over the router port is always sent via
>    localnet rather than a tunnel.
> 
> Is that correct?  #2 seems to be stated by the documentation and the
> commit messages, but I haven't been able to work out exactly why it has
> that effect.

And how does this interact with options:redirect-type?

Thanks,

Ben.


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