[ovs-discuss] Cannot install meter

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Oct 16 17:30:16 UTC 2017


On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:17:30PM +0200, Cédric MORIN wrote:
> I have a question regarding meters in OVS, I hope this is the correct mailing list to ask it.
> 
> According to the FAQ "Since version 2.0, Open vSwitch has OpenFlow protocol support for OpenFlow meters. Currently, only the userspace datapath implements meters" (http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/faq/qos/),
> and according to the release notes of v.2.8.0 : "The "meter" action is now supported in the userspace datapath" (http://openvswitch.org/releases/NEWS-2.8.0).
> So I suppose it is now possible to create meters in OVS 2.8.0.

Are you using the userspace datapath?  It is not the default, so you
need to configure it on your bridge.


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