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From John Kinsella <...@stratosec.co>
Subject Re: Functional Specification for the multiple IPs per NIC
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:05:24 GMT
Well, not quite. The question I might be clearly asking is: Do we build MIPN now with intention
to rewrite, or do we update the metadata/user-data code first?

On Dec 18, 2012, at 10:58 AM, "Kelcey Damage (BT)" <kelcey@backbonetechnology.com>
 wrote:

> I guess we are all in agreement them :)
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: John Kinsella [mailto:jlk@stratosec.co]
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 10:56 AM
>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Functional Specification for the multiple IPs per NIC
>> 
>> cloud-init's (more specifically, user-data) being mentioned because I see
> an
>> ongoing need of wanting to get instance-specific data into an instance.
>> 
>> So, we can tweak meta-data to add support for multi-IP per NIC (MIPN), or
>> we can take a step back and talk through how the metadata side of things
>> could be beefed up before implementing MIPN to minimize future rewriting.
>> 
>> The result is better compatibility with AWS, better security, and more
>> standardized functionality going forward.
>> 
>> Yes, this is a separate feature than the MIPN by itself. I meant to call
> that out
>> in my first bullet, apologies.
>> 
>> John
>> 
>> On Dec 18, 2012, at 10:39 AM, Chiradeep Vittal
>> <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Sorry, not sure why cloud-init is being clubbed into this feature.
>>> 
>>> The secondary ips can be made available through the usual metadata
>> scheme.
>>> 
>>> On 12/18/12 10:36 AM, "John Kinsella" <jlk@stratosec.co> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Is there any logic behind 30? At some point, we're going to be asked,
>>>> so I'd like to have a decent answer. :)
>>>> 
>>>> On the rest of this, I'd like to get some level of consensus on the
>>>> design. What looks best to me:
>>>> * Improve UserData/CloudInit support in CloudStack (I'm willing to
>>>> work on this, consider it important) - allow expiration of data,
>>>> wider variety of data supported
>>>> * Create the multi-IPs-per-NIC code to get IPs via CloudInit (Need to
>>>> think through Windows equivalent)
>>>> * Update the password changing script to use CloudInit
>>>> 
>>>> Thoughts? Or Jayapal have you already started work on the multi-IP
>>>> feature?
>>>> 
>>>> On Dec 18, 2012, at 2:03 AM, Jayapal Reddy Uradi
>>>> <jayapalreddy.uradi@citrix.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Regarding IP limit,  it can be made as configurable using global
>>>>> settings and default value will be 30.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Jayapal
>>>>> 
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com]
>>>>>> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2012 12:59 PM
>>>>>> To: CloudStack DeveloperList
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Functional Specification for the multiple IPs per NIC
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> In basic/shared networks the allocation is bounded by what is
>>>>>> already
>>>>>> "used-
>>>>>> up". To prevent tenants from hogging all the available ips, there
>>>>>> needs to be limits.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 12/15/12 8:38 AM, "John Kinsella" <jlk@stratosec.co> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I'd remove the limitation of having 30 IPs per interface. Modern
>>>>>>> OSes can support way more.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Why no support for basic networking? I can see a small hosting
>>>>>>> provider with a basic setup wanting to manage web servers...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> John
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Dec 14, 2012, at 9:37 AM, Jayapal Reddy Uradi
>>>>>>> <jayapalreddy.uradi@citrix.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Current guest VM by default having one NIC and one IP address
>>>>>>>> assigned.
>>>>>>>> If your wants extra IP for the guest VM, there no provision
from
>>>>>>>> the CS.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Using multiple IP address per NIC feature CS can associate
IP
>>>>>>>> address for the NIC,  user can take that IP and assign it
to the VM.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Please find the FS for  the more details.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Multiple+I
>>>>>>>> P+a
>>>>>> dd
>>>>>>>> res
>>>>>>>> s+per+NIC
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Please provide your comments on the FS.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>> jayapal
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Stratosec - Secure Infrastructure as a Service
>>>>>>> o: 415.315.9385
>>>>>>> @johnlkinsella
>>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Stratosec - Secure Infrastructure as a Service
>>>> o: 415.315.9385
>>>> @johnlkinsella
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> Stratosec - Secure Infrastructure as a Service
>> o: 415.315.9385
>> @johnlkinsella
> 
> 
> 

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