[ovs-discuss] Avoiding loops and floods

Volkan YAZICI volkan.yazici at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 10:46:48 UTC 2013

You can enable STP on switches: * ovs-vsctl set bridge br0 stp_enable=true*.
Remember though this way switches will disable some ports to avoid
loops.(See STP for details.)

*[Josep, sorry for the double post. I forgot to add ovs-discuss to CC.]**

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Josep Batallé <jbatalle3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I want to ask some questions about flooding messages in openvswtich.
> I think that it's possible to avoid flooding messages through blocking
> ports (i read something about OFPPC_NO_FLOOD in OpenFlow specification,
> but I don't know how I can use it). I think maybe using some type of
> openflow message...  How I do this?
> And other question, is it possible to filter the type of messages that the
> switch can flood through a port (e.g. in order to avoid loops)
> Thanks!
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