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From Sebastien Goasguen <>
Subject Re: CloudStack networking documentation
Date Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:34:10 GMT
Pinging Paul Angus, who can surely answer these questions.
We can then edit the docs.

> On Sep 29, 2015, at 7:03 AM, Ron Wheeler <> wrote:
> In the opening paragraph of About Physical Networks" it says
> "The network corresponds to a NIC on the hypervisor host."
> In Basic Zone Network Traffic Types it says that there is only one physical network in
the zone but later on in the middle of discussing the various traffic types there is a note
> "We strongly recommend the use of separate NICs for management traffic and guest traffic".
> There is no reason given for this statement.
> No suggestion about what tradeoff is being made if you go with a single NIC.
> Is it performance or security concerns that prompts this?
> It might be helpful to describe what is meant by a single physical network with multiple
> The note itself appears to be out of place since it is in the middle of some definitions
rather that in a discussion block.
> It also looks like it applies to Advanced Networks but is missing in that section.
> "CIDR of the pod" is used without any description of what this is and how it gets setup.
> Might be helpful to add a sentence or two about this. It seems important.
> "guest virtual router" is another concept that seems important but has no definition
or discussion.
> Ron
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