[ovs-discuss] LLDP support on openvswitch

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon May 18 23:54:08 UTC 2015

That's the solution I've heard of most.  Open vSwitch doesn't have
built-in support for LLDP, except in the context of Auto-Attach.

On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 01:51:54PM +0000, Dave DeSimone (ddesimon) wrote:
> I need to investigate this as I¹m not familiar with OpenFlow.
> Is this the only option?
> Thank you.
> On 5/15/15, 7:34 PM, "Ben Pfaff" <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> >On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 07:19:51PM +0000, Dave DeSimone (ddesimon) wrote:
> >> Thanks for the quick reply!
> >> 
> >> Ok. How do I get the lldp packets through ovs to the lldp process?
> >
> >One common way is to implement lldp as an OpenFlow controller and
> >direct packets to it with "controller" actions that send OpenFlow
> >"packet-in" messages to the controller.

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