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From Rene Moser <m...@renemoser.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Metadata server IP improvement
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:36:45 GMT
On 07/26/2017 09:00 AM, Wido den Hollander wrote:
> This has been discussed before and right now there is a PR for using Config Drive: https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2116
> 
> The problem with 169.254.169.254 is:
> 
> - It doesn't work with IPv6
> - It doesn't work with Basic Networking
> - You need to do iptables intercepting on the VR
> 
> Config Drive is a IP-protocol independent solution for getting metadata into the Instance
without the need for IP connectivity.
> 
> Imho that's a much better solution.

Perfect, makes sense! Thanks for the quick reply.

René

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