[MidoNet-dev] InterfaceManagement, HostCommands, etc

Guillermo Ontañón guillermo at midokura.jp
Tue Feb 5 17:19:58 UTC 2013


Hi Ryu, +1 here.


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 5:29 PM, Ishimoto, Ryu <ryu at midokura.com> wrote:

>
> Hey Guillermo,
>
> Nice find.  I don't really see much benefit in exposing API to set the MAC
> address of an interface via REST API.  Perhaps internally useful for
> testing, but I don't really see any value exposing it to our users.  I
> think we can hide it from the API as well.  That's my vote.
>
> Ryu
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 1:25 AM, Guillermo Ontañón <guillermo at midokura.jp>wrote:
>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> A related question, the REST API allows setting an interface's mac
>> address:
>> https://github.com/midokura/midonet/blob/master/docs/rest-api-specification.md#interface.
>> However midonet-client does not expose that functionality:
>> https://github.com/midokura/midonet/blob/master/midonet-client/src/main/java/org/midonet/client/resource/HostInterface.java
>> .
>>
>> Should we do the same thing here?
>>
>> Regards
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 5:22 PM, Ishimoto, Ryu <ryu at midokura.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I agree with you and Tomoe.  We can keep it in the code but remove from
>>> the API doc.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 1:03 AM, Tomoe Sugihara <tomoe at midokura.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Pino,
>>>>
>>>> OS integration code doesn't use that. My vote is removing that API
>>>> since it's not used or tested at all.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Tomoe
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 12:47 AM, Pino de Candia <gdecandia at midokura.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> > Hi Ryu, Tomoe, devs,
>>>> >
>>>> > are we using the Host Commands feature of MidoNet? These are included
>>>> in the
>>>> > REST API documentation, but I don't actually know whether anyone is
>>>> using
>>>> > them, or if they were properly productized.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> https://github.com/midokura/midonet/blob/master/docs/rest-api-specification.md#hostcommand
>>>> >
>>>> > Does anyone remember? I vaguely remember we were intending to use
>>>> these to
>>>> > automate plugging taps into datapath when we were still using OVS
>>>> daemon/DB.
>>>> > Has the HostInterfacePort binding made the Host Command useless (a
>>>> feature
>>>> > looking for a use-case?).
>>>> >
>>>> > thanks,
>>>> > Pino
>>>> >
>>>> > --
>>>> > Pino de Candia
>>>> > Software Engineer, Midokura.com
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 12:47 AM, Pino de Candia <gdecandia at midokura.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> > Hi Ryu, Tomoe, devs,
>>>> >
>>>> > are we using the Host Commands feature of MidoNet? These are included
>>>> in the
>>>> > REST API documentation, but I don't actually know whether anyone is
>>>> using
>>>> > them, or if they were properly productized.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> https://github.com/midokura/midonet/blob/master/docs/rest-api-specification.md#hostcommand
>>>> >
>>>> > Does anyone remember? I vaguely remember we were intending to use
>>>> these to
>>>> > automate plugging taps into datapath when we were still using OVS
>>>> daemon/DB.
>>>> > Has the HostInterfacePort binding made the Host Command useless (a
>>>> feature
>>>> > looking for a use-case?).
>>>> >
>>>> > thanks,
>>>> > Pino
>>>> >
>>>> > --
>>>> > Pino de Candia
>>>> > Software Engineer, Midokura.com
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> -- Guillermo Ontañón
>>
>
>


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-- Guillermo Ontañón
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