[PATCH net-next v1 0/3] Flow Based GTP Tunneling

Jiannan Ouyang ouyangj at fb.com
Thu Jul 13 00:44:52 UTC 2017

This patch series augmented the existing GTP module to support flow
based GTP tunneling and modified the openvswitch datapath to support the
GTP vport type.

A flow based GTP net device enables that,
1) on the RX path, the outer (IP/UDP/GTP) header information could to be
stored in the metadata_dst struct, and embedded into the skb.
2) on the TX path, packets are encapsulated following instructions in
the metadata_dst field of the skb.

A flow based GTP net device can be integrated with Open vSwitch, which
allows SDN controllers to program GTP tunnels via Open vSwitch. 

Open vSwitch changes are based on patch set
    [PATCH] Add GTP vport based on upstream datapath

Example usage with OVS:

ovs-vsctl add-port br0 gtp-vport -- set interface gtp-vport \
    ofport_request=2 type=gtp option:remote_ip=flow options:key=flow

ovs-ofctl add-flow br0
    "in_port=2,tun_src=,tun_id=123, \
    actions=set_field:02:00:00:00:00:00->eth_src, \

ovs-ofctl add-flow br0 \
    "in_port=LOCAL,actions=set_tunnel:888, \

arp -s 02:00:00:00:00:00

Jiannan Ouyang (3):
  gtp: refactor to support flow-based gtp encap and decap
  gtp: Support creating flow-based gtp net_device
  openvswitch: Add GPRS Tunnel Protocol (GTP) vport support

 drivers/net/gtp.c                | 375 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
 include/net/gtp.h                |   8 +
 include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h |   1 +
 net/openvswitch/Kconfig          |  10 ++
 net/openvswitch/Makefile         |   1 +
 net/openvswitch/vport-gtp.c      | 144 +++++++++++++++
 6 files changed, 475 insertions(+), 64 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 net/openvswitch/vport-gtp.c


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