[openstack-dev] [Neutron][L3] BGP Dynamic Routing Proposal
thomas.morin at orange.com
Mon Jun 23 14:19:35 UTC 2014
Ian Wells :
> When you say things like 'tenant = VRF' (and, in fact, I presume you
> mean 'network = VRF', since networks and tenants are two different
> things) then that's actually more to do with how you implement the
> networking overlay layer in Neutron. While interesting, and while it
> could potentially use a BGP speaker and VRFs to do it, it's not the
> same use case as advertising routes externally, or terminating an
> external MPLS VPN in Openstack. I could do either of those things
> independently of the other. Terminating VPNs requires an extension API
> and could potentially glue on to a current plugin (much like VPNaaS).
> Writing overlays is a new plugin entirely.
> There's a use for BGP speakers in both arenas (and additionally within
> the distributed virtual router, which is a third case) so perhaps we
> could address who's using which speaker for precisely what?
We plan to propose an implementation of the BGP VPN interconnection API
( https://review.openstack.org/#/c/93329/1 ) that will use BaGPipe BGP
for IP VPN VRF.
And we are also working on a mechanism driver that will use BaGPipe BGP
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