[ovs-discuss] Custom template fields with IPFIX

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Nov 20 23:30:26 UTC 2019

On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 10:55:02AM -0800, Nick wrote:
> I'm trying to setup custom IPFIX export field that include a custom
> metadata field loaded from the ovs flow register. I have successfully setup
> ipfix sampling with a flow sample action but I can't get a custom field to
> be exported. Looking at the docs there is an `external_ids` field, which is
> a map of string to string, but I can't seem to get that to work.
> Essentially I need the normal data record export(which I have working) plus
> the extra field which I would like to load from reg2.
> Would this be possible? I've tried digging through ipfix/ovs docs but
> haven't found a solution yet. Thank you in advance for your help.

OVS doesn't support this.

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