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From ahgittin <>
Subject [GitHub] brooklyn-docs pull request: Describe SoftLayerSameVlanLocationCust...
Date Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:46:25 GMT
Github user ahgittin commented on a diff in the pull request:
    --- Diff: guide/ops/locations/ ---
    @@ -172,4 +172,86 @@ For example, for dev/demo purposes an "everything" network could
be created that
     || Source IP Ranges            ||                   |
     || Allowed protocols and ports || tcp:0-65535 and udp:0-65535 |
    +## IBM SoftLayer
    +### VLAN Selection
    +For some applications it is important that All VMs use the same VLAN. On
    +SoftLayer this can be done by setting the `SoftLayerTemplateOptions`
    +fields `primaryNetworkComponentNetworkVlanId` and
    +`primaryBackendNetworkComponentNetworkVlanId` when specifying the
    +location being used in the blueprint, as follows:
    +  jclouds:softlayer:
    +    region: ams01
    +    templateOptions:
    +      # Enter your preferred network IDs
    +      primaryNetworkComponentNetworkVlanId: 1153481
    +      primaryBackendNetworkComponentNetworkVlanId: 1153483
    +This will only work if you already have a VM configured using the same
    +VLAN, and can copy the IDs from the SoftLayer console UI.
    +If you are deploying a new application, then you can customise the
    +location with ` `JcloudsLocationCustomizer` class, and we provide an
    +implementation that ensures all machines in a particular scope will
    +use the same VLAN. By default, the scope used is the application ID
    +for the blueprint being deployed, but this can be changed if you need
    +multiple applications to share the same VLAN.
    +Use the `SoftLayerSameVlanLocationCustomizer` in your blueprint by
    --- End diff --
    To use this method, we tell brooklyn to use `SoftLayerSameVlanLocationCustomizer` as a
location customizer.  
    This can be done on a location as follows:
    (put location first, then)
    It is also possible with many blueprints to specify this as one of the ``
on an *application*:
    (app blueprint illustration)

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