[openstack-dev] [Neutron][IPv6][Security Group] BP: Support ICMP type filter by security group
amir.sadoughi at RACKSPACE.COM
Mon Mar 3 16:31:18 UTC 2014
Currently, ICMP type and code are represented via port_range_min and port_range_max when icmp protocol is specified. See https://github.com/openstack/neutron/blob/master/neutron/db/securitygroups_db.py#L309 (Just the state of things, I’m not commenting on how bad it is).
I would also like to see improvements to the security groups API as well, with additional parameters —source-port-range-min and —source-port-range-max to specify source ports on security group rules for blueprint ovs-firewall-driver. Upon review, it was recommended to me to create an extension on top of the existing security groups extension to not interfere with existing security groups extension API implementations. If you’d like to continue, you should probably follow that route also.
On Mar 3, 2014, at 7:39 AM, Xuhan Peng <pengxuhan at gmail.com<mailto:pengxuhan at gmail.com>> wrote:
I created a new blueprint  which is triggered by the requirement to allow IPv6 Router Advertisement security group rule on compute node in my on-going code review .
Currently, only security group rule direction, protocol, ethertype and port range are supported by neutron security group rule data structure. To allow Router Advertisement coming from network node or provider network to VM on compute node, we need to specify ICMP type to only allow RA from known hosts (network node dnsmasq binded IP or known provider gateway).
To implement this and make the implementation extensible, maybe we can add an additional table name "SecurityGroupRuleData" with Key, Value and ID in it. For ICMP type RA filter, we can add key="icmp-type" value="134", and security group rule to the table. When other ICMP type filters are needed, similar records can be stored. This table can also be used for other firewall rule key values.
API change is also needed.
Please let me know your comments about this blueprint.
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