[ovs-discuss] Questions about OVS learn action

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Aug 25 16:14:08 UTC 2015

On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 11:37:21AM -0400, Tim Nelson wrote:
> * Can I use the learn action to delete or modify a rule? The delete_learned
> flag for learn-action rules isn't what I need, since it only deletes
> learned rules
> after the learn-action rule is itself deleted. I need to delete rules
> without
> controller involement.

The learn action will modify an existing rule, but not delete one.

> * Can a learn-action rule produce rules that themselves have the learn
> action?
> I'd like to create a cascade of rules that create other rules, but it looks
> as
> if the learn action is limited to output and field modification.

You might be able to work something up with clever use of resubmit, but
there's no direct way to do that.

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