Open vSwitch ovs-vsctl - utility for querying ovs-vswitchd

Classes in this module are:

OVSvsctlList - command /usr/bin/ovs-vsctl list TBL [REC]

Parsers in this module are:

OVSvsctlListBridge - command /usr/bin/ovs-vsctl list bridge

class insights.parsers.ovs_vsctl.OVSvsctlList(context, extra_bad_lines=None)[source]

Bases: CommandParser, list

Class to parse output of command ovs-vsctl list TBL [REC]. Generally, the data is in key:value format with values having data types as string, numbers, list or dictionary.


SkipComponent -- When file is empty.

property data

Set data as property to keep compatibility


Details of the subset of the Open vSwitch database, which holds the configuration for the Open vSwitch daemon, are extracted and stored in a list as a dictionary.

class insights.parsers.ovs_vsctl.OVSvsctlListBridge(context, extra_bad_lines=None)[source]

Bases: OVSvsctlList

Class to parse output of command ovs-vsctl list bridge.

Sample command output:

name                : br-int
other_config        : {disable-in-band="true", mac-table-size="2048"}
name                : br-tun
other_config        : {}


>>> bridge_lists[0]["name"]
>>> bridge_lists[0]["other_config"]["mac-table-size"]
>>> bridge_lists[0]["other_config"]["disable-in-band"]
>>> bridge_lists[1].get("name")
>>> len(bridge_lists[1]["other_config"]) == 0