[ovs-discuss] Bridge pinging rules

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Sat Mar 14 15:05:21 UTC 2015

On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 02:29:07PM +0300, Amer wrote:
> I have 4 VMs, 2 bridges and each one has a host.
> My question is:
> I need to configure a default gateway for the hosts, however when I added flow rules to the bridges, suddenly, I can't ping them from the hosts. I know this is due to the rules.
> When the host can't ping the bridge, how I configure it to be the gateway.
> I need to add a flow-rule to make the bridge respond to ping requests? What is the rule to do so?

I don't think you can do that through flows.  It is probably better to
configure the flows so that anything that needs an ICMP response is
passed through to the IP stack.

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