[ovs-discuss] Openvswitch Tools

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Tue Mar 4 21:04:14 UTC 2014

On Mar 4, 2014, at 3:21 AM, Andrei Andone <andrei.andone at softvision.ro> wrote:

> Can anybody point me to some openvswitch development tools or unit testing tools?
> I've been using eclipse until now, but in order to deploy and test openvswitch on multiple machines I've used my own scripts.

You can use any IDE or text editor you want.  Unit tests run through "make check"

> Are there any such scripts/tools to facilitate deployment, testing or so?

You'd have to be more specific.  There's quite a bit of documentation with OVS that describe utilities and scripts; I'd recommend looking through that.

> Also, are there any tools to validate/count/manipulate existing flows on a bridge?

Look at ovs-ofctl.


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