A single rule inside Open vSwitch. When packets traverse trough Open vSwitch, they are matched against flows which then decide what needs to happen with them.
An open protocol that allows a controller to tell network devices like switches and routers to update their flow tables.
A virtual switch capable of using OpenFlow.
"Regular" networks that are not managed by OpenVNet. OpenVNet itself uses physical networks for its processes to communicate.
See physical network.
A part of OpenVNet that allows traditional networks to be connected to OpenVNet's virtual networks on Layer 2 of the OSI model.