[ovs-discuss] Behaviour of OVS for VLAN id 0.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Nov 17 06:49:56 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:49:33AM +0500, Aimal Khan wrote:
> I am having some issues in understanding how OVS deals with VLAN id = 0.
> (Using ovs v1.2.0 and NOX).
> For example: I have the following flow in the switch:
> cookie=0x0, duration=7.931s, table=0, n_packets=0, n_bytes=0,
> dl_vlan=0,dl_vlan_pcp=0 actions=output:3
> (only VLAN and VLAN priority are set.)
> What values of *vlan id* and *vlan pcp* of an inbound packet will allow it
> to match successfully with the flow given above?
> I have tried tagged (vlan id = 0 and vlan pcp = 0) and untagged packets;
> the packets were NOT successfully matching the flow described above.

This flow should match a packet tagged with vlan id 0, vlan pcp 0.

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