[ovs-discuss] limit packet in message number by port, table and bridge

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Aug 28 16:38:46 UTC 2019

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 03:26:31PM +0800, kai xi fan wrote:
> There is no limit on the number of packet in message send to controller
> now.
> We have faced a lots of problems for this when user is doing ip scanning.
> ovs will send a packet in message to controller after table lookup miss.
> I think that it's better to take the design from hardware switch asic: ovs
> could limit the packet in message number by input port, table and bridge.

OVS has had this feature for over 10 years.

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