[openstack-dev] [Neutron] - Joining the team - interested in a Debian Developer and experienced Python and Network programmer?

Kyle Mestery mestery at mestery.com
Thu Apr 9 13:54:08 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 2:13 AM, Matt Grant <matt at mattgrant.net.nz> wrote:

> Hi!
> I am just wondering what the story is about joining the neutron team.
> Could you tell me if you are looking for new contributors?
> We're always looking for someone new to participate! Thanks for reaching

> Previously I have programmed OSPFv2 in Zebra/Quagga, and worked as a
> router developer for Allied Telesyn.  I also have extensive Python
> programming experience, having worked on the DNS Management System.
> Sounds like you have extensive experience programming network elements. :)

> I have been experimenting with IPv6 since 2008 on my own home network,
> and I am currently installing a Juno Openstack cluster to learn ho
> things tick.
> Great, this will give you an overview of things.

> Have you guys ever figured out how to do a hybrid L3 North/South Neutron
> router that propagates tenant routes and networks into OSPF/BGP via a
> routing daemon, and uses floating MAC addresses/costed flow rules via
> OVS to fail over to a hot standby router? There are practical use cases
> for such a thing in smaller deployments.
> BGP integration with L3 is something we'll look at again for Liberty. Carl
Baldwin leads the L3 work in Neutron, and would be a good person to sync
with on this work item. I suspect he may be looking for people to help
integrate the BGP work in Liberty, this may be a good place for you to jump

I have a single stand alone example working by turning off
> neutron-l3-agent network name space support, and importing the connected
> interface and static routes into Bird and Birdv6. The AMPQ connection
> back to the neutron-server is via the upstream interface and is secured
> via transport mode IPSEC (just easier than bothering with https/SSL).
> Bird looks easier to run from neutron as they are single process than a
> multi process Quagga implementation.  Incidentally, I am running this in
> an LXC container.
> Nice!

> Could some one please point me in the right direction.  I would love to
> be in Vancouver :-)
> If you're not already on #openstack-neutron on Freenode, jump in there.
Plenty of helpful people abound. Since you're in New Zealand, I would
suggest reaching out to Akihiro Motoki (amotoki) on IRC, as he's in Japan
and closer to your timezone.


Best Regards,
> --
> Matt Grant,  Debian and Linux Systems Administration and Consulting
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> Email: matt at mattgrant.net.nz
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