[ovs-discuss] LLDP handing in OVS

sothy shan sothy.e98 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 14:11:16 UTC 2017


On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 6:42 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 09, 2017 at 03:12:45PM +0200, sothy shan wrote:
> > I am playing in writing funny SDN controller and play with LLDP message.
> > To test my SDN controller, I am using mininet with ovs (2.0.2) .
> >
> > I send LLDP message. The message I sent is given below except Ethernet
> > headers.
> >
> > Chassisi TLV: 01 09 04 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03  (from data path id) In
> this
> > case, I didnt take 48 bit, took 64 ok??
> > Port TLV: 02 07 03 62 03 03 c7 99 e1   (mac addres of port )
> > ttl: 03 02 00 78
> >
> > My question if I send only three data, OVS will repond ? it needed to
> some
> > data?.
>
> For the most part, OVS doesn't implement LLDP--that's the responsibility
> of a controller.
>
It means that controller should install openflow rules to forward the
incoming LLDP ethernet frames to controller also.
Thanks
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