[ovs-discuss] Flow Stats request from OVS

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Sun Mar 27 16:11:53 UTC 2011

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 09:04:12PM +0500, Syed Akbar Mehdi wrote:
> Does OVS support OFPT_STATS_REQUEST ? I send a request of this type to OVS
> (v1.1.0pre2) using NOX (Zaku) as a controller. I neither get an error
> message nor any message of type OFPT_STATS_REPLY.

Yes, OVS fully supports stats requests.

> I should mention here that I am requesting statistics for flows matching a
> certain signature. If lets say I am making a mistake in the wildcards
> somewhere and none of the flows in the switch match my request, should'nt I
> still get an OFPT_STATS_REPLY with an empty array of matching flows?

Yes, you should.

Perhaps you should give some more details.

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