[ovs-discuss] Group actions in group buckets?

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Sep 16 18:04:20 UTC 2015


Sorry, I misread the NEWS file.

OVS 2.4 does not support group chaining, but current master does and the
next release will.

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:58:38AM -0700, Ray Li wrote:
> I tried doing
> 
> ovs-ofctl add-group br_vxlan
> group_id=1000,type=all,bucket=bucket_id=0,output:1 -O OpenFlow15
> ovs-ofctl add-group br_vxlan
> group_id=2000,type=all,bucket=bucket_id=0,output:2 -O OpenFlow15
> ovs-ofctl add-group br_vxlan
> group_id=3000,type=all,bucket=bucket_id=0,group:1000 -O OpenFlow15
> 
> And the last one gave me the following error:
> OFPT_ERROR (OF1.5) (xid=0x2): OFPGMFC_CHAINING_UNSUPPORTED
> OFPT_GROUP_MOD (OF1.5) (xid=0x2):
>  ADD group_id=3000,type=all,bucket=bucket_id:0,actions=group:1000
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:53 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:52:39AM -0700, Ray Li wrote:
> > > Hi, is there a way to reference another group as an action in a group
> > > bucket?
> > >
> > > When I tried doing that right now I'm getting
> > > an OFPGMFC_CHAINING_UNSUPPORTED error.
> > >
> > > What I want to do is setup some common actions in group 1, and then have
> > > other groups include group 1 in a bucket for those actions. Is this
> > > possible?
> >
> > OVS 2.4 supports group chaining.
> >



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