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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: the user of external router device
Date Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:30:56 GMT
You have a few options here
1. You can utilize the latest "VPC" feature [1] to connect a Private
Gateway to your MPLS device
2. The cloud admin can create a dedicated vlan with a specific vlan id
(say 1001). This vlan can be the same MPLS vlan that you want to use.
3. You can design a network offering with no services except for DHCP/DNS.
Ensure that the MPLS router is the gateway address for the network
instantiated with this network offering. Provision the same vlan id on the
MPLS router.


On 9/13/12 5:51 PM, "zhiqing wu" <> wrote:

>thanks for you reply
>I want to use the advanced zone.Because I have a very complex environment.
>I mainly want to MPLS VPN,this feature cloudstack not support by  itself.
>2012/9/13 Murali Reddy <>
>> On 13/09/12 2:39 PM, "zhiqing wu" <> wrote:
>> >HI,There:
>> >
>> >    I want to use a external router device that support MPLS,instead of
>> >the
>> >system vrouter.
>> >    How to configure of this situation?
>> >
>> >thanks in advance!!
>> >
>> Are you planning to use basic or advanced zone? At present CloudStack
>> supports only Juniper SRX as external routing device for guest networks
>> advance zone. But if you are not looking for LB, Firewall, Nat etc
>> services to be provided by CloudStack then you can choose basic zone
>> where you can setup external routing devices to support network services
>> for the guest VM.

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