[ovs-discuss] using FQDN for Controller name

Shivaram Mysore shivaram.mysore at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 20:32:12 UTC 2017


Ben,
Can we request this feature for OVS?  It greatly helps if we use SSL as
connectivity protocol and we need to use it also for identity.

Thanks

On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 1:16 PM, Shivaram Mysore <shivaram.mysore at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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