Generate a debug bundle with useful information about Open vSwitch on this system and places it in /var/log/ovs-bugtool.



Use all available capabilities.


List ovs-bugtool capabilities.


Print verbose debugging output.


Use the capabilities specified in a comma-separated list.


Include the logs with last modification time in the previous days days in the debug bundle. The number of log files included has a big impact on the eventual bundle size. The default value is 20 days.


Generate a debug bundle with the specified file type. Options include tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2, and zip.


Use only Open vSwitch relevant capabilities.


Suppress output.


Do not exclude files which are too large. Also skip checking free disk space. By default up to 90 percent of the free disk space can be used.


Answer yes to all prompts.


ovs-bugtool makes many assumptions about file locations and the availability of system utilities. It has been tested on Debian and Red Hat and derived distributions. On other distributions it is likely to be less useful.