[ovs-discuss] flow ID in OVS switch

Justin Pettit jpettit at ovn.org
Fri Feb 9 05:06:14 UTC 2018


OVS supports associating a 64-bit "cookie" with each flow.  The actions to delete and modify flows support matching flow cookies with an arbitrary bitmask. I haven't used RYU, so I don't know whether exposes that amount of flexibility.

--Justin


> On Feb 8, 2018, at 6:08 PM, Taha Khan <mailfortaha at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Is there any unique (flow ID or name) to differentiate between flows on a particular OVS switch?
> In my application I need to take actions on particular flow entries and not all of them, it would be helpful if there is something like this.
> I am using RYU as controller. 
> 
> Thanks!
> Taha 
> 
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