[ovs-discuss] using FQDN for Controller name

Shivaram Mysore shivaram.mysore at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 20:16:36 UTC 2017


Thanks Ben for clarification.  Much appreciated.

On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 01:09:07PM -0700, Shivaram Mysore wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am trying to use FQDN for controller name - example:
> >
> > # ovs-vsctl set-controller ovs-br0 ssl:faucet.example.com:6653
> >
> > Per OVS logs, I see the below errors:
> >
> > Address family not supported by protocol
> > connection failed (Address family not supported by protocol)
> >
> > *Question*: can we not set FQDN as a valid controller name?
>
> No.  As documented, OVS requires the controller to be set by IP address.
>
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