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What exactly are inactive hosts? [closed]

asked 2014-07-14 23:27:06 -0700

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I gathered that active hosts are those who have been discovered by ODL, say, via ping between hosts. But what exactly are inactive hosts ?

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answered 2014-07-25 17:21:31 -0700

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HostManager supports both Dynamically learning Hosts (using ARP) and Static Host configuration via REST-API. For those Static-Hosts (configured via REST-API) that are discovered as inactive (Host behind a Port that is down) is marked as In-Active and kept in the Database. When the Switch Port comes back up again, it will be marked Active.

HostManager REST-API : https://jenkins.opendaylight.org/controller/job/controller-merge/lastSuccessfulBuild/artifact/opendaylight/northbound/hosttracker/target/site/wsdocs/resource_HostTrackerNorthbound.html

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