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From Keerthiraja SJ <sjkeer...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Third party VR / L2 support
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:03:55 GMT
Below are the router we can choose for the cloudstack integration.

https://cloudrouter.org/

http://sourceforge.net/projects/rcp100/?source=directory


On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 1:57 PM, Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com> wrote:

> Hi Christian,
>
> This is a feature put forward by myself.  As a non-developer I can come up
> with these things and throw them over the wall to the developers and
> pretend I don't know how complicated it is :)
>
> In summary, it requires a few other pieces of the roadmap to be in place.
> The high level plan is to move ever closer to a driver/plugin model for
> CloudStack.  For this feature we need to fully separate the VR plugin code
> from the 'core' code and create strong contracts for VR
> commands/responses.  Then 'anyone' can create and maintain drivers for any
> type of router/firewall/vpn endpoint/loadbalancer. The CloudStack community
> would then continue to maintain the 'standard' VR/VPC.
>
> We're also developing OSPF capable and a routing-mode VPC offerings which
> we hope will be in 4.6
>
> I'd be interested to hear how you're using  the L2 devices to see where if
> we can fit it in to our 'Enterprise use' enhancements.
>
> Regards,
>
> Paul Angus
> Cloud Architect
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christian [mailto:christian@bt.net]
> Sent: 01 June 2015 13:26
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Third party VR / L2 support
>
> Hi Sebastien,
>
> Thank you for publishing the roadmap.
>
>
> > Replace VR with h/w (srx, asa etc)
>
>
> A question for all - What are the implications of expanding this feature
> to support s/w appliances, such as the ASA/CSR 1000V ?
>
>
> This is something that I have been implementing manually to date because:
>
> > Improve VR, VR agent, API for VR   :)
>
>
>
> It involves a little bit of 'creative networking' in order to suppress the
> CS virtual router. Any improvements in this area would be very useful.
> Even a QuickCloudNoServices-like offering for isolated networks would be
> great. I¹m aware that this can be created manually, but I¹m not convinced
> that this is a supported configuration.
>
>
> Pushing this concept further, I¹d like to see support for Layer 2 isolated
> networks. I use these for running virtual L2 devices under CS simply by
> creating dummy IP address ranges and ignoring them. Again, I have to
> suppress the VR, because it¹s not needed at L2.
>
>
> I¹ve been doing a fair bit to push the limits of networking in CloudStack
> over the last year using just VLANs and the standard API calls . I¹m happy
> to answer any questions anyone may have.
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> -Christian
>
> --
> Christian Lafferty
> <christian@bt.net>
>
>
>
> On 31/05/2015 05:08, "Sebastien Goasguen" <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Hi folks,
> >
> >Several folks on this list representing their company¹s interest shared
> >with me their fixes/features plans and hopes.
> >
> >I believe we can use this to build a solid roadmap for our project,
> >something that we have never had.
> >
> >I captured a lot of bullet items and tried to categorize them to start
> >building a roadmap.
> >
> >You can see the document on our wiki at:
> >
> >https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Roadmap
> >
> >I would like to call everyone to make this page a great living document
> >that will be up to date and help us drive cloudstack forward.
> >
> >First order of business would be to add description to each item and if
> >you are working on it or would like to help out, write your name down !
> >
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >
> >-Sebastien
>
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