[ovs-discuss] OF Metering in ovsswitch

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Feb 15 18:13:47 UTC 2018


On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 04:21:03PM +0530, AKSHAYA BALAN wrote:
> We are trying to explore openflow metering in openvswitch. Most of the
> available links in internet figured that metering is not supported in ovs.
> But ovs-ofctl have add-meter command. Kindly guide us on how we can use it
> 
> We are using ovs switch version 2.5 and openflow version from 10 to 13.
> When we tried to use this add-meter command,  we got some error related to
> openflow version , which is attached with this mail.

The FAQ says:

Q: Does Open vSwitch support OpenFlow meters?

    A: Since version 2.0, Open vSwitch has OpenFlow protocol support for
    OpenFlow meters.  Currently, only the userspace datapath implements
    meters.


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