[MidoNet] [MidoNet-dev] Admin Router vs. Provider Router

Giuseppe (Pino) de Candia gdecandia at midokura.com
Mon Nov 10 09:57:13 UTC 2014

-1 for "Service Router" I just don't like the sound of it :-)

But thanks for raising this point. Ryu, Jaume, and other Neutron
integration folks, can you elaborate on what tenant the Provider Router
will belong to? How certain are these plans?


On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Abel Navarro <abel at midokura.com> wrote:

> I think it was proposed the router formerly known as Provider Router to be
> in the service tenant, not in the admin tenant. Having an Admin Router in
> the service tenant can be confusing. What about Service Router?
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Jaume Devesa <devvesa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +1 to use 'Admin Router'. As Pino said, a Provider Router feature already
>> exists on Neutron and it means 'map the hardware router into neutron model'
>> It's going to be difficult to us, because we have get used to this term,
>> but let's do the effort! :)
>> On 10 November 2014 09:58, Giuseppe (Pino) de Candia <
>> gdecandia at midokura.com> wrote:
>>> In Paris we were trying to evangelize our Provider Router Proposal for
>>> Kilo. Some core contributors found the term "Provider Router" mis-leading
>>> because they relate it to Provider Network and view the term "Provider" as
>>> a hint that the device is managed outside OpenStack. Instead, our Provider
>>> Router is an OpenStack/MidoNet virtual device that provides L3 networking
>>> between Tenant Routers and between Tenant Routers and the Internet.
>>> I'm not asking for an immediate change in terminology, but I'd like us
>>> to move towards the term "Admin Router". Does that make sense?
>>> --Pino
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