[ovs-discuss] Controller Status?

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Wed Jul 29 18:09:19 UTC 2009

> Is there a way to query the vswitch on Xen to determine what if any  
> controller it is connected to and maybe the uptime to that controller?

Try the "ovs-ofctl status <bridge>" command.  It contains a bunch of  
information that's useful.  The lines you are particularly interested  
in are "remote.state" and "remote.state-elapsed".  If "remote.state"  
is "ACTIVE", then you are successfully connected to the controller.


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