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Rest adding flows

asked 2015-11-05 04:39:34 -0700

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Hey, does anyone know where and how ODL parses the REST PUT method of mine.I mean a sequence till the flow add packet is sent to the switch.

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answered 2015-11-11 14:29:47 -0700

updated 2015-11-11 14:30:01 -0700


Restconf is doing all of this. A typical sequence of events is as follow:

  1. Sent PUT via restconf in "Configuration"
  2. Parse data
  3. Change Software Abstraction Layer (internal representation of the network)
  4. Trigger a Configuration data change
  5. Southbound plugin detect Configuration data change
  6. Southbound plugin tries to push the configuration to the device, if successful, copy configuration onto operational tree, if not, keep retrying.
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That's nice thank you.

g_trelos ( 2015-11-11 23:11:55 -0700 )edit
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