[ovs-discuss] Default Openflow Ports

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Sun Oct 29 17:01:27 UTC 2017

Oh, that kind of port.  The word "port" has too many meanings.

On Sun, Oct 29, 2017 at 05:03:03AM +0000, Amar Padmanabhan wrote:
> Thanks Ben, I think we figured it out.
> We want the controller to allocate port numbers to prevent the round trip when we create a port and wanted to understand what is a safe range to allocate through the ofport_request so we don’t have to worry about collisions with the vswitch allocated port numbers. We are running with > 32k.
> Thanks 
> - Amar
> On 10/26/17, 10:45 AM, "ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org on behalf of Ben Pfaff" <ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org on behalf of blp at ovn.org> wrote:
>     On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 12:08:48AM +0000, Tommy Romano wrote:
>     > We’re trying to manually set the openflow port numbers for our OVS
>     > bridge ports. What port numbers should we avoid setting? I thought it
>     > was 1-16k and 65534-65535 that are allocated by OVS, but wanted to
>     > confirm.
>     I don't really understand this question.  OpenFlow usually runs on port
>     6653, or sometimes on the legacy port number 6633.
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