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[openflow-discuss] connect my pronto switch to openflow contrller

Dan Talayco dan.talayco at
Wed Mar 21 22:44:07 PDT 2012

The datapath ID is a unique id for the switch.  It is normally based on the MAC address but may be any 64-bit value.

The log level determines how much debug output is sent to the log files.  It is one of error, warn, verbose….


On Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Weiyang Mo wrote:

> Hi,all:
> Thanks very much for your advice about installing Pronto.  
> Now I come to the final steps but get some problems. I log in to switch configuration panel via broswer. But I have no ideas about how to set OpenFlow Controller IP address and Datapath ID of the switch.
> I use OpenFlow tutorial(includes Openflow, NOX, Mininet, Flowvisor,etc) loaded by Virtual Box. Is the controller IP address,host-only network) which is also used as SSH access into OpenFlow?  
> Now I set following parameters:
> ip address for the switch:  
> Netmask for the IP:
> Gateway IP address for the switch:
> System Name:pronto
> OpenFlow Controller IP address:
> OpenFlow Controller TCP port:6633
> Fail open/close: open
> Datapath ID of this switch: ?
> Log level:?
> What Datapath ID should I set? What Log level means? and what Fail open/close means?  
> Thanks very much.
> Weiyang Mo
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