Changes between Version 17 and Version 18 of OpenFlow/FOAM/AdminIntro


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01/31/14 16:06:23 (8 years ago)
Author:
Josh Smift
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    1717Here's a simplified overview of how FOAM (and !FlowVisor, and !OpenFlow in general) works.
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     19[[Image(foam-architecture.png, 60%)]]
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    1921A physical !OpenFlow switch has one or more "datapaths", each of which connects to one !OpenFlow controller. Each datapath has a unique identifier ("DPID"), often including the MAC address of the management interface on the switch, and on VLAN-hybrid switchs, the VLAN ID corresponding to that datapath.