[ovs-discuss] OVS doesn't apply action in packet_out message

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Feb 20 16:08:58 UTC 2018

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 06:31:20PM -0500, S hj wrote:
> I have some OVSs connected to ONOS controller.
> OVS1---OVS2----OVS3
> when OVS1 wants to send packets to OVS3, OVS2 sends packet_in messages to
> the controller including ARP message and ONOS sends packet_out messages
> contain OFPP_FLOOD as an action.
> However, OVS2 doesn't flood the flow toward the OVS3.
> Is there any way to find out why OVS2 by receiving the packet_out,
> doesn't apply the action on the flow?

You could use "ofproto/trace-packet-out" as described in

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