Bug 1851535

Summary: Disable conntrack for GENEVE packets
Product: OpenShift Container Platform Reporter: Dan Williams <dcbw>
Component: NetworkingAssignee: mcambria <mcambria>
Networking sub component: ovn-kubernetes QA Contact: Ross Brattain <rbrattai>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA Docs Contact:
Severity: high    
Priority: high CC: aconstan, rkhan, vpunj
Version: 4.5   
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Target Release: 4.6.0   
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: 1859374 (view as bug list) Environment:
Last Closed: 2020-10-27 16:09:46 UTC Type: Bug
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Bug Blocks: 1859374    

Description Dan Williams 2020-06-26 21:02:19 UTC
Disabling conntrack for GENEVE increases throughput by 5-10% per our OVN datapath testing.

$ iptables -t raw -A PREROUTING -p udp --dport 6081 -j NOTRACK
$ iptables -t raw -A OUTPUT -p udp --dport 6081 -j NOTRACK

Comment 5 Ross Brattain 2020-07-27 18:15:55 UTC
Verified on 4.6.0-0.nightly-2020-07-25-091217

5:-A PREROUTING -p udp -m udp --dport 6081 -j NOTRACK
6:-A OUTPUT -p udp -m udp --dport 6081 -j NOTRACK

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2020-10-27 16:09:46 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory (OpenShift Container Platform 4.6 GA Images), and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.