[ovs-discuss] Logs from Openvswitch

Justin Pettit jpettit at ovn.org
Sun Nov 15 18:28:39 UTC 2015

> On Nov 14, 2015, at 9:26 AM, Bhargava N.B <reachbhargava at gmail.com> wrote:
> I expect to see some logs regarding the control flow in /var/logs/openvswitch, but I can see that the folder is not updated at all.
> I am more interested to see any logs from the VLOG_DBG or VLOG_INFO from the files like ovs-ofctl.c etc but I can't see any.
> Is my expectation wrong? If so, please be kind enough to explain where my understanding is wrong. If not, can you please help me in fixing it?

They are often in "/usr/local/var/log/openvswitch", but it's dependent on how you configured the OVS build and started the daemons.  You should see some messages about ovs-vswitchd starting in the "ovs-vswitchd.log" file with default logging levels.


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