Example message exchange sequence between OpenFlow & SDN Controller

1 Aug

Further to understanding the OpenFlow messages that are exchanged between hardware and a SDN Controller in Understanding OpenFlow Communication Channel, I thought it will be nice to know the sequence in which these messages are exchanged.

Based on my understanding using wireshark, a OpenFlow switch and OpenDaylight, below is a visual sequence diagram explaining major message exchanges I could see.

OF Message Exchange Sequence

Source: http://sdngeeks.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/example-message-exchange-sequence-between-openflow-sdn-controller/

One Response to “Example message exchange sequence between OpenFlow & SDN Controller”

  1. Saurabh Agarwal August 2, 2014 at 9:12 am #

    Thanks for sharing! (www.sdngeeks.wordpress.com)

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