[ovs-discuss] How to remotely configure vswitch through json-rpc
frank at cloud.com
Thu Dec 9 17:34:42 UTC 2010
On 12/09/2010 12:35 AM, Justin Pettit wrote:
> The JSON-RPC interface is for doing switch-level configuration, such as that provided by ovs-vsctl. If you're looking to do flow-level configuration, which is what ovs-ofctl does, then you need to use the OpenFlow protocol.
> On Dec 8, 2010, at 9:58 AM, frank wrote:
>> I am looking for a way to control distributed vswitches from a centralized server. Although tools like ovs-ofctl could talk to remote vswitch through TCP, it is not a nice way to do every configuration by calling a script in my code.
>> I knew vswitch uses json-rpc, and also noticed below thread:
>> and a page:
>> unfortunately, most of links in above wiki are non-valid.
>> Is there any documentation defined json-rpc methods exposed by vswitch? or any example educates people how to talk with vswitch by json-rpc?
>> thank you.
>> discuss mailing list
>> discuss at openvswitch.org
Thank you Justin. I will look at how it does.
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