[ovs-discuss] CLI session with OpenvSwitch

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Apr 30 16:50:44 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 04:08:43PM +0000, Abdul Rasheed Shaik wrote:
> I have a requirement like, I would like to configure VLANs, and Show
> the VLAN details from the OpenDayLight controller northbound. For
> this we are planning to write a CLI southbound interface which will
> communicate with the OVS using CLI protocol (ExpectJ java library).
> This our current requirement, now the question is like, Is this is
> possible with openvswitch? (i.e telenet to OVS and issues commands
> from remote locations).

You could do that, but it's better to use OpenFlow and OVSDB.

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