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SFC All in One setup, No response from SFF

asked 2015-10-26 00:41:56 -0700

90.suman gravatar image

updated 2015-10-26 00:46:50 -0700

Hi , I am planning to deploy SFC using [this guide] ( ).

I have everything on single machine. Everything worked fine ,SFF,SF,Rendered Service path were created successfully. In the final step I check using command
"python3.4 --remote-sff-ip <my _host_ip=""> --remote-sff-port 4789 --sfp-id 1 --sfp-index 255" ,

I get sending packet but then error "No response from <host_ip 4789="">". Btw when I check this port 4789, I see it is open and responding.

Can anyone help me out here? What is going wrong here.?

Regards, Saurav

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HI, Do you see flows getting installed after SFP is created? Even I am stuck at same point. If you are running on NSH enabled OVS, give remotes-sff-port as 6633. THis might work only if you have flows installed

Krishnasharma ( 2015-10-28 23:04:39 -0700 )edit

Yes, I can see flows are added on ovs. Every thing worked fine but when I tried sending packets, I get no response from <ip:port>. Even though rules are added but they are not getting hit. Somewhere I think packet is getting dropped.

90.suman ( 2015-10-30 03:09:41 -0700 )edit

Be carreful with the sfp-id it is changed every time you create a new rsp. In addition, in the SFC101 demo, you are refferd, there is no need of OVS. In the SFC102 demo you need OVS-NSH.

chrisborovas ( 2016-03-22 09:06:52 -0700 )edit

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answered 2016-05-26 02:41:01 -0700

updated 2016-05-26 03:30:07 -0700

The demo you're using has been updated with 2 newer versions. The lastest version, sfc103 should be much easier to use now.

You can get the latest demo by git clone'ing the SFC code and looking here:


This demo uses vagrant which has a prepared VM with everything you need, so you dont have to worry about installing NSH, etc.

Here are some steps for cloning and building the SFC code.

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Hi, have you tried the sfc103 tutorial? I found some part of it was outdated. For example, the link to download maven had a 404. I fixed each VM but I cannot get the HTTP request or ping through using 192.168.2.X ip.

jyzzxcvb ( 2016-07-13 14:15:17 -0700 )edit

answered 2016-06-27 11:21:12 -0700

Rui gravatar image

Any example available for people installing the module using karaf (feature:install ...) ?

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