Scale out #Kubernetes with #Nuage: Installation notes

Howdy, Kubernetes is the dreamed orchestration tool for any developer. However, it could be a nightmare for security guys (get online images make them cringe). After all, K8s manages containers with apps and databases connected to an overlay network. Containers could have sensible information. They could be exploded and used to attack internal/external assets. Nuage will help to microsegment containers and even put security instances … Continue reading Scale out #Kubernetes with #Nuage: Installation notes

Dockers – Nuage shows off micro-segmentation on containers.

Yes! I could dig into containers finally. My first impression is they are faster and easier to handle. I am seeing a hard future for hypervisors. However, Apps must to be designed to work on that sort of constant change. Nuage brings a really good microsegmentation to them and help us to bring advanced routing, security and networks settings (i.e. forwarding, QoS) I am not … Continue reading Dockers – Nuage shows off micro-segmentation on containers.

Useful Nuage VRS openvswitch and VSC commands

Check out what is happening actually behind among the VRSs or VSCs is important sometimes. Here you have some useful commands that will help you out. Useful Nuage VRS (OpenVSwitch) Commands Check out Nuage VRS ports and VXLAN tunnels information To get more details try this other one Find out the VRFS service id for our bridge alubr0 into the VRS Get the route table … Continue reading Useful Nuage VRS openvswitch and VSC commands

Building a Nuage/PackStack Lab at home Part 3

Update – August 1st, 2016: I’ve made an update thanks to @karkull feedback. some changes to neutron.cfg and nova.cfg files. I’ve made important changes the way I was presenting the info over this post. Hi there, Through this post, I will install nested packstack liberty with a controller/network node and a nova compute node. Then, I will install the Nuage plugin for neutron and the metadata, heat, horizon … Continue reading Building a Nuage/PackStack Lab at home Part 3

Building a Nuage/PackStack Demo at home – Part 2

First of all, just a reminder that I’m using a fanless server 8 cores / 32 GB RAM at home (details at Diego’s post). And you will need to read my previous post: BUILDING A NUAGE/OPENSTACK DEMO AT HOME: GIVING PACKSTACK A CHANCE – CENTOS7. Also, I want to say thanks to Scott Irwin for his scripts and Remi Vichery for his prompt support with … Continue reading Building a Nuage/PackStack Demo at home – Part 2

Nuage VSC – Modify QCOW2 images with guestfish

Hi there, This post is useful to anyone planing to use guestfish to make some changes to any qcow2 disk image file. You can solve issues like change user settings, or define static ip addresses, or change grub settings. I am using guestfish to change some configurations into my vsc_singledisk.qcow2 image. Why? because all the changes into VSC must be done thru a console. However, If you … Continue reading Nuage VSC – Modify QCOW2 images with guestfish

Building a Nuage/OpenStack demo at home – Part1

update 05/05/2016: I’ve done some important changes over the next post. Like switching desvtack to packstack. Anyway, you are invited to check out both and create your own opinion. Also, I’ve changed jumpbox from ubuntu to Centos 7. I will update on the next posts some of my notes here. Next posts will take you to a step-by-step guide to create you on-premises Proof of Concept … Continue reading Building a Nuage/OpenStack demo at home – Part1

Some Nuage Labs’ resources for NUTS

Hi there. I am just taking some tools over here, which I am normally using with Nuage’s labs (template: “Nuage VSP 3.2R4 with Red Hat OSP7 – blank”). More of these are being tested at Nuts ( A limited access labs we normally use to amaze customers). However, you can use them and modify them for your own purpose. Use these scripts at your own risk. If you … Continue reading Some Nuage Labs’ resources for NUTS

Installing OpenStack Kilo (Red Hat OSP7) LBaaS with @NuageNetworks VSP 3.2R4 (HAProxy)

Hi there. We can find hundreds of posts regarding how to install OpenStack LBaaS. This case I’ll bring an step-by-step guide to implement LBaaS with Nuage VSP 3.2.R4 into OpenStack Kilo OSP7 (Red Hat). Kilo uses the LBaaS API v2. I suggest you to get “VSP OpenStack Kilo Neutron Plugin User Guide (Release 3.2.R5 (Issue 2))”. Most of this post is based on this guide … Continue reading Installing OpenStack Kilo (Red Hat OSP7) LBaaS with @NuageNetworks VSP 3.2R4 (HAProxy)

Nuage Networks: Agility relies on the overlay

Cell phones are keeping network configurations among different zones. No matters where you are, or what antennas, routers or switches your data/voice is being transferred through; you will be connected to your loved ones for sure. Your private cloud is distributed among different spots. Instances are moving among clusters or facilities driven by power/hardware failures, performance or proximity. Wouldn’t it be cool if instances’ network settings and rules could be taken wherever … Continue reading Nuage Networks: Agility relies on the overlay