[ovs-discuss] Controller Status?

David Erickson derickso at stanford.edu
Wed Jul 29 18:12:58 UTC 2009

Ben Pfaff wrote:
> David Erickson <derickso at stanford.edu> writes:
>> 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?
> You can look in /etc/ovs-vswitchd.conf to find the configured
> controller, or you can use ovs-cfg-mod to query that file.
> You can use "ovs-ofctl status <bridgename>" to see the currently
> active controller and the status of the connection (under
> remote.*).
> There are probably other ways too.

Thanks (Ben and Justin), I had it configured and during debugging I know 
Justin had me run the status command but for whatever reason I couldn't 
find it in my email or history.. but it works great.


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