[ovs-discuss] idle_timeout not working correctly?
blp at ovn.org
Thu Mar 14 04:58:03 UTC 2019
That doesn't make sense to me. OVS doesn't automatically delete flows
on any schedule unless they have some kind of timeout.
On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 06:53:21PM -0700, Ray Li wrote:
> Actually learned a rule with idle_timeout=0 and hard_timeout=0, and it's
> still getting deleted after exactly 5 minutes.
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 4:59 PM Ray Li <rayli1107 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Running OVS 2.5.2
> > I used learn() to add a OVS flow with a idle_timeout=300. I continuously
> > send packets to trigger the learn action, so that the idle_age is always
> > below 1 or 2 seconds. However when the flow itself reaches 300 seconds
> > (duration=300s) it gets automatically deleted. It's as if idle_timeout is
> > being treated as hard_timeout.
> > Is this a known issue?
> > Thanks,
> > Ray
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