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From Will Stevens <wstev...@cloudops.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Replacing the VR
Date Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:48:09 GMT
I can't seem to find any API documentation for CloudRouter.  Maybe my
Google foo is weak.  Has anyone else found any usable docs on that?

*Will STEVENS*
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On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 5:22 AM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I like the idea.
>
> Cloudrouter looks really promising, I'm not too keen on VyOS (it doesn't
> have a proper http api etc).
>
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>
> Nux!
> www.nux.ro
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Will Stevens" <williamstevens@gmail.com>
> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Sent: Monday, 12 September, 2016 21:20:11
> > Subject: [DISCUSS] Replacing the VR
>
> > *Disclaimer:* This is a thought experiment and should be treated as such.
> > Please weigh in with the good and bad of this idea...
> >
> > A couple of us have been discussing the idea of potentially replacing the
> > ACS VR with the VyOS [1] (Open Source Vyatta VM).  There may be a license
> > issue because I think it is licensed under GPL, but for the sake of
> > discussion, let's assume we can overcome any license issues.
> >
> > I have spent some time recently with the VyOS and I have to admit, I was
> > pretty impressed.  It is simple and intuitive and it gives you a lot more
> > options for auditing the configuration etc...
> >
> > Items of potential interest:
> > - Clean up our current VR script spaghetti to a simpler more auditable
> > configuration workflow.
> > - Gives a cleaner path for IPv6 support.
> > - Handles VPN configuration via the same configuration interface.
> > - Support for OSPF & BGP.
> > - VPN support through OpenVPN & StrongSwan.
> > - Easily supports HA (redundant routers) through VRRP.
> > - VXLAN support.
> > - Transaction based changes to the VR with rollback on error.
> >
> > Items that could be difficult to solve:
> > - Userdata password reset workflow and implementation.
> > - Upgrade process.
> >
> > The VyOS is not the only option if we were to consider this approach.
> > Another option, which I don't know as well, would be CloudRouter (AGPL
> > license) [2] which is purely API driven.
> >
> > Anyway, would love to hear your thoughts...
> >
> > Will
> >
> > [1] https://vyos.io/
> > [2] https://cloudrouter.org/
>

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