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From Koushik Das <koushik....@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Accept a donation of SRX&F5 inline mode support in CloudStack from Citrix
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 04:49:48 GMT
+1

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Abhinandan Prateek [mailto:Abhinandan.Prateek@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:45 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Accept a donation of SRX&F5 inline mode support in
> CloudStack from Citrix
> 
> +1
> 
> On 17/01/13 9:26 AM, "Rajesh Battala" <rajesh.battala@citrix.com> wrote:
> 
> >+1
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Angeline Shen [mailto:Angeline.Shen@citrix.com]
> >Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2013 1:23 AM
> >To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >Subject: RE: [VOTE] Accept a donation of SRX&F5 inline mode support in
> >CloudStack from Citrix
> >
> >+1   angie
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]
> >Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:53 AM
> >To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >Subject: [VOTE] Accept a donation of SRX&F5 inline mode support in
> >CloudStack from Citrix
> >
> >Reposting with subject line VOTE
> >
> >Committers have binding votes for this decision.
> >
> >Please respond with your vote:
> >+1 - Accept the donation and begin the process of bringing this
> >+enhancement to CloudStack
> >in via the IP clearance process
> >+0 - Don't care
> >-1 - Do not accept the donation
> >
> >This vote will remain open for ~72 hours.
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Sheng Yang [mailto:sheng@yasker.org]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 5:54 PM
> >> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> Subject: [IP Clearance] CLOUDSTACK-306 SRX&F5 inline mode
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'd like to start the process of IP Clearance for CLOUDSTACK-306:
> >> SRX&F5 inline mode support.
> >>
> >> Citrix would like to donate this code to Apache Cloudstack.
> >>
> >> This feature extended the support for external network devices for
> >>Cloudstack.
> >>
> >> In the Cloudstack 4.0 release, it's only able to work with SRX and F5
> >> in side-by- side mode, which means all the traffic going through F5
> >> load balancer would bypass SRX firewall, and F5 would facing the
> >> public network directly. Cloudstack
> >> 4.0 still have some obsolete codes to deal with inline mode back to
> >> 2.2.x era, but they're not functional after NaaS work in 3.0 release.
> >>
> >> After reintroducing this feature, SRX is able to working as the
> >> firewall for the whole guest network(isolated network), including F5.
> >> Every load balancing traffic must go through SRX, in order to reach F5.
> >>
> >> In order to support inline mode, in the first patch, I had
> >>re-implemented the firewall part SRX to make it able to filter based
> >>on public ip we're using to identify the traffic, using firewall
> >>filter of SRX.
> >>
> >> In the second patch, I've investigated the possibility of using one
> >>F5  instance in site-by-site mode and inline-mode at the same time,
> >>and  found it doable. So I make "inline" a parameter for network
> >>offering, not an option for device(e.g.
> >> F5).
> >>
> >> And I have reimplemented the inline mode feature in the third patch.
> >>
> >> The whole patchset mostly deal with external devices related filres,
> >>e.g.
> >> JuniperSrxResource.java, ExternalFirewallDeviceManagerImpl.java,
> >> F5BigIpResource.java, ExternalLoadBalancerDeviceManagerImpl.java.
> >> There are also some refactor works regarding NetworkManagerImpl.java.
> >>
> >> The patchset is at:
> >> http://people.apache.org/~yasker/
> >>
> >> Since there are three patches, I've checksumed and signed the tar ball.
> >>
> >> The related Jira ticket at:
> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-306
> >>
> >> The function spec is at:
> >> https://cwiki.apache.org/CLOUDSTACK/network-inline-mode-functional-
> >> spec.html
> >>
> >> The previous discussion happened on:
> >> http://markmail.org/message/jnpl5b7b6cqqmrui
> >>
> >> There is no objection on this feature at the time of discussion.
> >>
> >> Thank you!
> >>
> >> --Sheng


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