[MidoNet-dev] InterfaceManagement, HostCommands, etc

Adam Johnson adam at midokura.com
Tue Feb 5 18:58:37 UTC 2013


+1 we're not using it in the GUI either.


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 9:19 AM, Guillermo Ontañón <guillermo at midokura.jp>wrote:

> 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
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> -- Guillermo Ontañón
>
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