[Openstack] Toggling Interface Status During Server Create
sward at rackspace.com
Wed Mar 30 20:02:45 UTC 2011
I just submitted a blueprint for toggling interface status during a server
create. It looks like in API 1.1, there is a public and a private
interface in the server create response buy default, but I don¹t see a way
to disable one of these interfaces to facilitate private-only
guest/instance communication. The main use case would be for operators to
deploy new guests/instances with public interfaces disabled for security
reasons. For instance, deploy a database server that only communicates
over the private interface to web servers.
I would love go get some feedback on the right method for implementing
sending in a request to disable an interface and the right method for
returning which interfaces are enabled/disabled.
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