[ovs-discuss] clarification on sflow documentation

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Nov 30 18:39:27 UTC 2017


On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 05:45:11PM -0800, Shivaram Mysore wrote:
> Hello,
> I am referring to http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/howto/sflow/
> 
> $ ovs-vsctl -- --id=@sflow create sflow agent=${AGENT_IP} \
>     target="${COLLECTOR_IP}:${COLLECTOR_PORT}" header=${HEADER_BYTES} \
>     sampling=${SAMPLING_N} polling=${POLLING_SECS} \
>       -- set bridge br0 sflow=@sflow
> 
> In the above, the quotes need to be escaped otherwise, the command will not
> work.  I think it should be fixed to:
> 
> $ ovs-vsctl -- --id=@sflow create sflow agent=${AGENT_IP} \
>     target=*\*"${COLLECTOR_IP}:${COLLECTOR_PORT}*\*" header=${HEADER_BYTES} \
>     sampling=${SAMPLING_N} polling=${POLLING_SECS} \
>       -- set bridge br0 sflow=@sflow

Thanks for the report.  I sent out a patch for review:
        https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/843145/


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