A seven page whitepaper that outlines the protocol, system architecture, and use cases. If you don’t know anything about OpenFlow, you should read this first.
This whitepaper was written by:
University of Washington
University of California,
in St. Louis
This is the latest version of the OpenFlow Switch Specification, the standards document that describes the protocol that is used between an OpenFlow Switch and the OpenFlow Controller. It is targeted at a technical audience that wants to understand the details of the protocol or do OpenFlow related development.
- OpenFlow Switch Specification, Version 1.1.0 Implemented changes
- OpenFlow Switch Specification, Version 1.0.0 changes
- [Deprecated] OpenFlow Switch Specification, Version 0.9.0
- [Deprecated] OpenFlow Switch Specification, Version 0.8.9
Publications using OpenFlow are listed in the wiki, open for others to add their publications that uses OpenFlow.
The LaTeX style file for the cover page is provided and described in a wiki page.