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Where bytes/packets of ODL statistics come from ?

asked 2015-04-17 03:06:36 -0700

Luca gravatar image

Hi guys,

I have installed ODL Helium and it is connected to Mininet. When I look at the controller statistics at page : http://localhost:8181/restconf/operational/opendaylight-inventory:nodes/node/openflow:1/node-connector/openflow:1:1

and I was surprised to see that there are bytes/packets transmitted and received even if I don't inject traffic in the network. What do these packets represent ? Is the controller exchanging control packets with the OF nodes ?

Regards, Luca

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answered 2015-04-17 05:44:33 -0700

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Controller will send LLDP packets to discover the topology. You can use any network monitoring tool to capture the packets and verify them.

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Ok ! Thank you gyanesh !

Luca ( 2015-04-19 09:30:11 -0700 )edit
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