[ovs-discuss] ARP request in openvswitch

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Mar 1 18:26:53 UTC 2018

On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 12:27:07PM -0500, Myra Sh wrote:
> Is there any configuration for openvswitch to tells that how to send an ARP
> request?
> In some cases, when openvswitch is not a neighbor of another openvswitch,
> instead of sending the request to the controller, broadcast ARP request and
> it is not correct. (in wireless networks)
> Do you know how I can configure openvswitch for this kind of ARP requests?

Open vSwitch doesn't do ARP requests of its own, normally.  It only
switches them.

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