[ovs-discuss] Getting OpenFlow Set Up

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Mon Oct 18 08:56:59 UTC 2010

On Oct 18, 2010, at 1:07 AM, Derek Cormier wrote:

> Now I can ping each host from each other host, and ping the switch as well. However, I cannot seem to ping the hosts from switch as well.
> I am using ovs-ofctl ping <host-addr>. Any ideas why?

As mentioned in the man page, "ovs-ofctl ping" is used to test OpenFlow connectivity between a controller and host.  It has nothing to do with traditional IP ping.  Just use the regular ping command.


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