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[openflow-discuss] What is the "openflow" folder in the openflow tutorial package.

Junlong junlong666 at
Sat Mar 24 01:14:54 PDT 2012

On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 6:27 AM, Weiyang Mo <wmo at> wrote:

> Hi all:
> I am currently planning to work my NOX controller on my real machine not
> on the virtual machine. And I am a little bit confused by the
> OpenFlow_Tutorial.vdi.
> In my opinion, this OpenFlow tutorial provides us with multiple softwares
> and controllers, does it?
> In the home directory it contains many folders? I know the use of most of
> the floders(e.g NOX, Mininet, OpenVswitch, Oflops..). But what the openflow
> folder  is used for? I am confused with it.
You may read the 'openflow/README' to know what it is used for. In short,
it's another  OpenFlow switch.
What's here?

This distribution includes one reference implementations of an
OpenFlow switch.

> Can I run the NOX controller and Mininet normally in my host without
> involving the OpenFlow folder?
> Thanks very much.
> Weiyang Mo
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