[ovs-discuss] OVS switch in Openflow mode - monitoring management and control ports

Shivaram Mysore shivaram.mysore at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 22:10:07 UTC 2018

It is my assumption that network operators would feel comfortable with only
one monitoring system than more than 1 and that too for each switch.  Am I
mistaken in my assumption?


On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:53 PM, Raymond Burkholder <ray at oneunified.net>

> On 7 Mar 2018, at 15:21, Shivaram Mysore <shivaram.mysore at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> the controller?  Or should we use gNMI or SNMP for those only?  Using
> anything other than Openflow means that there are 2 monitoring systems for
> the same switch which is a no-no for deployment.
> Out of curiosity, why a ‘no-no’?  You are dealing with two different types
> of traffic, each in a different traffic domain.  Possibly two or more
> different control / management tools are in play, due to the different
> traffic domains.
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