[ovs-discuss] Open VSwitch iptable like functionality

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Jan 6 17:14:54 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 06:31:14AM -0800, amit dang wrote:
> I am new to open vswitch and just created a Xenserver setup with uses
> Open VSwitch. I was just wondering if there is any iptable like
> functionality built into Open VSwitch?

You can use the OpenFlow flow table as a means for allowing and denying
flows.  Usually, the best way to do this is with an OpenFlow controller,
but Open vSwitch does not come with a good one.

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