Package ovn

Open Virtual Network support

OVN, the Open Virtual Network, is a system to support virtual network
abstraction. OVN complements the existing capabilities of OVS to add
native support for virtual network abstractions, such as virtual L2 and L3
overlays and security groups.

See also: ovn-central, ovn-host, ovn-vtep.

General Commands
Command Description
ovn-detrace convert “ovs-appctl ofproto/trace” output to combine OVN logical flow...
File Formats
File Description
ovn-nb OVN_Northbound database schema
ovn-sb OVN_Southbound database schema
Name Description
ovn-architecture Open Virtual Network architecture
System Administration
Command Description
ovn-appctl utility for configuring running OVN daemons
ovn-ctl Open Virtual Network northbound daemon lifecycle utility
ovn-nbctl Open Virtual Network northbound db management utility
ovn-sbctl utility for querying and configuring OVN_Southbound database
ovn-trace Open Virtual Network logical network tracing utility