[ovs-discuss] writing a flow rule in OF15

Anees Mohsin Hadi Al-Najjar a.alnajjar1 at uq.edu.au
Mon Oct 26 01:03:40 UTC 2015


Thanks Bin it has been accepted

Anees

-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at nicira.com] 
Sent: Monday, 26 October 2015 10:56 AM
To: Anees Mohsin Hadi Al-Najjar <a.alnajjar1 at uq.edu.au>
Cc: Ben Warren <ben at skyportsystems.com>; discuss at openvswitch.org
Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] writing a flow rule in OF15

Delete the double quotes, keep the single quotes.

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 12:46:35AM +0000, Anees Mohsin Hadi Al-Najjar wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> 
> I found code to quote the rule like this:
> ovs-ofctl -O OpenFlow15 add-flow br0 'priority=4000, idle_timeout=0, hard_timeout=0, eth_type=0x0806, arp_op=1, eth_src="00:00:00:00:01:02", actions= set_field:2->arp_op, set_field:"00:00:00:00:01:02"->arp_tha'
> 
> I have applied it, but another type of error, which is:
>     ovs-ofctl: "00:00:00:00:01:02": invalid Ethernet address
> 
> I appreciate if you or somebody else help me to fix it.
> 
> Thanks
> Anees
> From: Ben Warren [mailto:ben at skyportsystems.com]
> Sent: Monday, 26 October 2015 10:18 AM
> To: Anees Mohsin Hadi Al-Najjar <a.alnajjar1 at uq.edu.au>
> Cc: discuss at openvswitch.org
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] writing a flow rule in OF15
> 
> Hi Anees,
> 
> Everything from “priority” on has to be a single argument according to your shell: quote it properly and don’t use any spaces.
> 
> —Ben
> 
> On Oct 25, 2015, at 5:12 PM, Anees Mohsin Hadi Al-Najjar <a.alnajjar1 at uq.edu.au<mailto:a.alnajjar1 at uq.edu.au>> wrote:
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> I am trying to write rules in latest OVS version, 2.4, and using OpenFlow 1.5. I am facing a problem with that.
> 
> Could you possibly tell me how to fix it?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> My rule is:
> 
> ovs-ofctl -O OpenFlow15 add-flow br0 priority=4000, idle_time_out=0, hard_timeout=0, eth_type=0x0806, arp_op=1, eth_src="00:00:00:00:01:02", actions= set_field:2->arp_op, set_field:"00:00:00:00:01:02”->arp_tha
> 
> ovs-ofctl: 'add-flow' command takes at most 2 arguments
> 
> 
> 
> Anees
> 
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