[ovs-discuss] Configuring in-band control

André Mantas andremantas7 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 13:26:23 UTC 2015


Hi.

I thought in-band was default in mininet topologies?

Anyway, sometimes OvS processes control messages using ingress tables
<http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/discuss/2015-December/019580.html> in
"in-band" environments, and it can be configured to always have this
behavior
<http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/discuss/2015-December/019582.html>. I
wanted to know how to make this configuration.

Thanks for your help.

Pedro Maia <pmaia at lasige.di.fc.ul.pt> escreveu no dia quinta, 17/12/2015 às
10:51:

> Hi Andre,
>
> An in-band controller just means that it sits in the “middle” of the
> network connected to a given switch. This way when some switch sends a
> packet in it uses the link it normally uses to forward traffic.
> If you want to emulate it using mininet there are a few examples just look
> for "in-band controller mininet”, for example
> http://techandtrains.com/2013/10/04/in-band-controller-with-mininet/ .
> The important thing is to give each switch a ip address and then run the
> controller in a mininet host.
>
> Regards,
> Pedro
> > On 17 Dec 2015, at 10:23, André Mantas <andremantas7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all.
> >
> > I want to configure in-band control so that specific controller-switch
> messages (i.e., barrier reply, bundle commit reply) are processed by the
> ingress tables instead of being forwarded through the switch's controller
> port.
> >
> > Is there any documentation on how to configure in-band control?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
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