[Openstack-operators] [Neutron] Floating IPs / Router Gateways
jacobgodin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 12:36:12 UTC 2015
Ah, gotcha. So you're not using overlapping subnets then.
Unfortunately that hack wouldn't work in our environment, but definitely
something that others might consider using.
On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 4:13 AM, Mike Spreitzer <mspreitz at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> > From: Daniel Comnea <comnea.dani at gmail.com>
> > To: Jacob Godin <jacobgodin at gmail.com>
> > Cc: Mike Spreitzer/Watson/IBM at IBMUS, OpenStack Operators <openstack-
> > operators at lists.openstack.org>
> > Date: 04/15/2015 02:34 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Openstack-operators] [Neutron] Floating IPs / Router
> > Sent by: daniel.comnea at gmail.com
> > Mike, pls share the solution, some are interested even if is a hack
> > as long as it gets the job done.
> > On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 10:24 PM, Jacob Godin <jacobgodin at gmail.com>
> > Hey Mike,
> > Would you send along your solution off-list? I'm curious, and I won't
> judge :)
> > On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 6:22 PM, Mike Spreitzer <mspreitz at us.ibm.com>
> > Jacob Godin <jacobgodin at gmail.com> wrote on 04/14/2015 05:12:48 PM:
> > > Absolutely. We're trying to reduce our public IPv4 usage, so having
> > > one per tenant network (not even including floating IPs) is a drain.
> > I am having exactly the same issue. I am currently solving it with
> > a different hack that nobody likes, I will not even describe it
> > here. But total agreement that the problem is important.
> > IPv6 is the ultimate answer, provided there is a reasonably smooth
> > transition. I think we will need to support a tenant that is using
> > both v4 and v6 during his transition. This will require NAT between
> > a tenant's v4 and v6.
> > Regards,
> > Mike
> OK, you asked for it. What we do is share Neutron routers, and add some
> iptables rules that prevent communication between the tenants sharing a
> router. I told you it was a hack.
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