[ovs-discuss] A tool to feel-up flow-tables in ofproto

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Sun Jul 16 17:46:40 UTC 2017


On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 09:37:05AM +0300, Sara Gittlin wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:40:41AM +0300, Sara Gittlin wrote:
> > Thank you Ben
> >
> > >> I need a tool to feel up the flow tables in ofproto.
> > >> do you know what tool/other should i use ?
> >
> > >What does it mean "to feel up" a flow table?
> >
> > i want to be able to read ofctl tables and to get a big output ~ 10000
> > - 50000 flows.
> > i need it to order to run some algo. on these flows (e.g. try to
> > generate megaflows .. )
> > i know that i can do it with sdn controller -  is there other tools ?
> 
> Do you just want to run "ovs-ofctl dump-flows"?
> 
> Thanks Ben
> this can be an option, unless there is a better way to retrieve all
> flows in ofproto

So far, you've said that you don't want to use a controller and you want
something "better" than ovs-ofctl.  What would be better?  It's
difficult to help when you don't give us much information on what you
want.


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