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From Jeffrey McGovern <jeffrey.mcgov...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: Configuring static routes on VM
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:59:47 GMT
So a little more context around the question.

I am trying to solve the problem that occurs when you want to egress from a
VDC to some place that is not the Internet. So as an example  if you have a
VDC within a CloudStack managed environment with Internet access which will
also connect to another physical environment within the same datacenter (or
not) that is layer 3 separated from the virtualized environment.

I can see two options for solving this issue. One would be to get a second
external interface configured on the CloudStack managed gateway that would
route me to a private VRF somewhere on the provider core while the second
way which is the one  that spawned this question would be to bring up
a separate gateway (This now involves having two routers/firewalls within
the same VDC). With the second gateway we can now add routes directly to
the VMs themselves using option 121 (or 33/249 pending some of the OS
differences) on the DHCP server to control what egress point the VM would
choose.



Jeffrey S. McGovern
SunGard Availability Services
401 N. Broad Street - Mezzanine
Philadelphia, PA 19108
Desk: 215-446-2722
Fax: 215-408-4700
jeffrey.mcgovern@sungard.com


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 2:59 PM, Jeffrey McGovern
> <jeffrey.mcgovern@sungard.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I was wondering if there is a way to configure static routes on a guest
> VM
> > after it has been provisioned via Cloudstack?
>
> Jeff,
>
> It may help if you provide a little more context to the question to
> help folks understand what you're looking to do.
>
> -chip
>
>

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