[ovs-discuss] Custom template fields with IPFIX

Nick urchennko at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 06:07:59 UTC 2019


I see, can you estimate how large of a patch would this require? I was
thinking of implementing this as we need it for a project but I'm unsure
how much time it would take. Please let me know your thoughts on this,
thank you.

On Wed, Nov 20, 2019, 3:30 PM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> 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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