[openstack-dev] [neutron] Query about re-directing incoming traffic.

Kevin Benton blak111 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 09:50:08 UTC 2015

>What are NBIs?

"North bound interfaces" - the term the SDN world has invented that just
means a high-level API for controlling network traffic.

The counter-part is the "south bound interface", which is the protocol(s)
the SDN controller uses to communicate with the network equipment (e.g.
OpenFlow, OVSDB, etc).

On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 9:50 AM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12/28/2015 11:13 AM, Vikram Choudhary wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> We want to redirect all / some specific incoming traffic to a particular
>> neutron port, where a network function is deployed. [Network function
>> could be DPI, IDS, Firewall, Classifier, etc]. In this regard, we have
>> few queries:
>> 1. How we can achieve this?
>> 2. Do we have well-defined NBI's for such use-case?
> What are NBIs?
> -jay
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