[ovs-discuss] Processing of BARRIER_REPLY

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Nov 30 17:23:36 UTC 2015

On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 05:21:21PM +0000, André Mantas wrote:
> Hi. I have a doubt about how OF switches and maybe someone here can help me.
> When a switch receives a BARRIER_REQUEST, how does it send the
> BARRIER_REPLY message?
> Is it sent directly in the TCP connection with the controller?


> Or is it processed in the ingress tables?

No (unless the TCP connection itself otherwise passes through the

> The same applies to bundle messages like OFPBCT_COMMIT_REPLY, I guess.

Same answer.

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