SDN Layer 2 Switch Simulation Using Mininet and OpenDayLight

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 732)

Abstract

Software-Defined Networking is a separation of control plane and data plane where control plane controls several devices https://www.opennetworking.org/sdn-resources/sdn-definition [1]. SDN provides a programmable network protocol that can virtualize whole network infrastructure. Networking reached to threshold point in driving next-generation network architecture. In this paper, simulation of Layer 2 Switch based on SDN using OpenDaylight and Mininet Emulator is performed. SDN is implemented by OpenvSwitch (OVS) as a data plane and OpenDaylight as a Control Plane both Mininet and OpenDaylight is installed on different Instances of an IBM Server. Then analyzes the architecture of the Layer 2 Switch with OVS and OpenDaylight that can successfully run Loop Remover, Arp Handler on ODL Controller which prevents broadcast storms (McKeown et al in ACM SIGCOMM Comput Commun Rev 38:69, 2008 [2]; Nunes in Commun Surv Tutorial-s 16(3):1617–1634, 2014 [3]; Open Networking Foundation 2014 [4]).

Keywords

Software-defined networking OpenFlow OpenvSwitch OpenDaylight Loop Remover Mininet 

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Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer and Systems SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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