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RE: [Xen-users] [XCP] openvswitch controller using

To: 'Alexey Larkov' <gmlexx@xxxxxxxxx>, "xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] [XCP] openvswitch controller using
From: Rob Hoes <Rob.Hoes@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 13:52:40 +0100
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You should be able to use the following CLI command to link a controller to your pool:


xe pool-set-vswitch-controller address=<address_of_controller>





From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alexey Larkov
Sent: 15 August 2010 09:06
To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Xen-users] [XCP] openvswitch controller using


I'm using XCP 0.5.0 version.


In the same host in debian VM I installed SNAC http://www.openflowswitch.org/wp/snac/ 1.0 as openflow controller.


1. Is it possible to setup openvswitch controller from xsconsole?

Controller (config)  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx - display <SNAC ip address>

Controller (in-use)  <None> - always display "None"


2. I tried to use folowing commands:

ovs-vsctl set-controller xenbr0 tcp:<SNAC ip address>

For a few minutes everything works good and I can manage switch from <SNAC ip address>, but than connection to host has broken suddenly.

Connection to host's VM's may works longer, but usually lost also or a bit later.

Connection immediately restored after command: ovs-vsctl del-controller xenbr0.

In SNAC contoller switch looks good, no denied packets.


I can't find any criminal in log files.

I'd be appreciate for any help and advice how to dig the problem.



Kind regards,
Larkov Alexey

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