[ovs-discuss] resubmit action within a group bucket

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Aug 20 20:00:16 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:49:30PM -0700, Srini Seetharaman wrote:
> Thanks Ben.
> > It isn't currently supported.  The actions in groups are OpenFlow
> > "action sets", which means that they are executed in a specific order
> > defined by the OpenFlow spec regardless of the order in which the
> > actions are actually specified.  We haven't yet defined where
> > "resubmit" should fall in that ordering, so currently resubmit doesn't
> > get executed at all.
> What if I remove the resubmit from the group action, and include that
> in the main flow action like follows?
> $ sudo ovs-ofctl --protocols=OpenFlow13 add-group s1
> group_id=1,type=all,bucket=mod_dl_dst:00:00:00:00:00:02,mod_nw_dst:
> $ sudo ovs-ofctl --protocols=OpenFlow13 add-flow s1
> priority=32769,ip,nw_dst=,actions=group:1,resubmit\(,1\)
> Is this supposed to work? It didn't work for me.

I think that should work.  Can you show complete results of
"ofproto/trace" from e.g. an OVS sandbox environment?

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