[ovs-discuss] How can I change OpenVSwitch

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Jun 7 18:42:09 UTC 2017

Maybe someone else can help.  I'm lost.

On Wed, Jun 07, 2017 at 08:25:09PM +0200, Simone Aglianò wrote:
> Ok I have to choose reply all
> My question is the initial question regarding the architecture that I have
> attached, I don t want to turn my switch in a Open Flow switch but I would
> use it like that with Open V Switch I mean I want take the advantage of the
> forwarding capacity of the Catalyst cisco switch but in the meantime I
> would use the Open Flow features.
> So If I send a openflow command from the Floodlight, does my architecture
> work as if I had an openflow switch?
> Thank you.
> On 7 Jun 2017 20:17, "Ben Pfaff" <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 07, 2017 at 06:48:41PM +0200, Simone Aglianň wrote:
> > > What do you mean with " don t drop the mail list"?
> >
> > This discussion is on a mailing list, but you keep dropping the CC.
> >
> > > Do you mean If I connect the machine where OpenVSwitch is running with
> > the
> > > Catalyst Cisco Switch that does not support, it will work?
> >
> > Is your actual question, "How do I use Open vSwitch to turn a Cisco
> > switch into an OpenFlow switch?"  If that is your question, then the
> > answer is you cannot.  Only Cisco can turn a Cisco switch into an
> > OpenFlow switch, so you should contact their sales or support teams with
> > questions about how to do that.
> >

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