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From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Routing between guest networks in VLAN isolation method.
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:33:03 GMT
On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 01:26:08PM -0400, David Nalley wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Nguyen Anh Tu <ng.tuna@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I write a proposal about implementing routing method for guest networks
> > using VLAN isolation. At the moment, they can reach each other due to
> > interVLAN routing in VPC model, but can not in Guest network model. So the
> > key point is make some static routes between them, including iptables rules
> > for filtering ports and protocols. Please take a look on my proposal, link
> > below.
> >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Routing+between+Guest+networks
> >
> 
> Isn't this exactly the case that VPC is designed to solve?
> What's the benefit of doing this? If we did this, would we continue using VPC?
> 
> --David
> 

Well right now, the main issue is that VPC follows the AWS VPC concepts
of allocating a single block for the VPC.  This isn't actually flexible
enough for some environments, and Nguyen's proposal is something that I've
been looking into myself.

Nguyen, when you state "All configurations are done by admin only.",
which admin?  Root?  If root only, why?

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