[ovs-discuss] Configure datapath_id

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Jun 16 21:39:59 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 11:22:56PM +0200, Arthur van Kleef wrote:
> One small note:
> # ./ovs-vsctl list Bridge
> _uuid               : 61e1cf27-3015-4a66-9861-b46365d30d0d
> controller          : [4923c57b-9895-4afd-b66f-e3d1e67b82d9]
> datapath_id         : "123456789abcdef"
> This one doesn't work
> # ./ovs-vsctl set Bridge br0 other-config:datapath_id=0123456789abcdef
> This one does
> # ./ovs-vsctl set Bridge br0 other-config:datapath-id=0123456789abcdef
> In the 'list Bridge' output an underscore is used in 'datapath_id',
> while with the set commando you need to use it with a hyphen, 'datapath-id'.

ovs-vsctl tolerates hyphens in column names.  It will accept, for
example, "ovs-vsctl get Bridge br0 datapath-id".  So if you use hyphens
consistently, it will work out OK.

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