[ovs-discuss] Support for policy based mirroring?

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Apr 29 18:12:08 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 02:09:54PM -0400, monami sinha wrote:
>   Thanks for your response. Just to be clear can this be done by running ovs-vswitchd, setting up mirroring 
> using ovs-vsctl and then setting up/modifying some flows using ovs-ofctl (assuming ovs-ofctl can be used 
> along with ovs-switchd). Or do I need to go with ovs-openflowd and then defining all the flows using 
> ovs-ofctl/open flow primitives for a learning bridge and then for the policy based port mirroring.

It is never necessary to use ovs-openflowd instead of ovs-vswitchd.  I
recommend always using ovs-vswitchd.

Yes, you can do it that way.

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