[ovs-discuss] ct_state and tcp sessions
fbl at sysclose.org
Mon Sep 4 22:36:14 UTC 2017
On Fri, 1 Sep 2017 14:33:58 -0600
Sterdnot Shaken <sterdnotshaken at gmail.com> wrote:
> *OVS version: 2.70*
> *Goal:* instantiate a flow(s) based on completion of tcp 3-way handshake
> and have those flows live ONLY as long as the respective tcp session
> exists. Once the tcp session has ended, I want the flow(s) to be removed. I
> don't want the flows to be removed if the respective hosts stop talking for
> whatever reason for say 5 minutes. They would be removed only in the event
> the tcp session is terminated.
> Can I use ct_state and associated conn-track to accomplish this?
You can't control conntrack timeouts.
> Any ideas?
Well, I don't know if I got that right, but I suggest to look at
the documentation of ovs-ofctl searching for action ``learn´´.
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