[ovs-discuss] How can I change OpenVSwitch

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Jun 7 15:52:36 UTC 2017

Please don't drop the mailing list.

Open vSwitch is an OpenFlow switch, so of course it works as if you have
an OpenFlow switch: you do!

On Wed, Jun 07, 2017 at 05:42:37PM +0200, Simone Aglianò wrote:
> So if I run Floodlight and OpenVSwitch in the same laptop and I just
> connect the switch with an Ethernet port everything works as I had an
> OpenFlow Switch?
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 5:37 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 07, 2017 at 02:50:25PM +0200, Simone Aglianň wrote:
> > > I am working on a project with some challenges and I would like to know
> > > which part of Open vSwitch can I change to reach my goal to communicate
> > > with a Catalyst Cisco Switch that does not support OpenFlow.
> >
> > Open vSwitch supports Ethernet ports, as do many Cisco switches, so with
> > an appropriate cable, you may be able to connect them.  This doesn't
> > require any changes to Open vSwitch.
> >

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