[ovs-discuss] TLS session timeout and backup controller issue

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Feb 6 07:23:31 PST 2012


On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 06:36:57PM +0530, selen jia wrote:
> i m using openvswitch 1.2.2 and nox  as controller , now if switch loses
> contact form controller  due to lan issue , switch keeps on sending tcp
> request to controller ip
> i believe there should be limited number of retry.. but i dont see it.

Why?

> I wanted to know how can i set TLS session time out or echo request timeout
> on switch .

See the documentation for the Controller table in ovs-vswitchd.conf.db(5).

> Also i want to know how to use backup controller on my switch , even *if i
> specify master and slave controller using ovs-vsctl set-controller* command
> , idont see backup controller working in case master controller goes down.
> Is it not supported in 1.2.2??

I think that 1.2.2 supported master and slave controllers.  This
requires some work on the controller end.  Have you done that work?


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