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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: the user of external router device
Date Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:54:53 GMT
You can also read this blog entry:

On 9/13/12 6:30 PM, "Chiradeep Vittal" <> wrote:

>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
>>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
>>> >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
>>> for the guest VM.

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