Create your own on-premises SDN experience in 30min #nuagenetworks

Caution! Use it under your own risk. Intended for PoCs and Labs Create a Nuage VCS in a KVM Box Hello there. Bored to create and recreate many times a dns/ntp/dhcp and Nuage VSP ( SDN controller ) servers for my demos. I’ve created this playbook It would create a libvirt VMs and set bind, ntp and dhcp up in one of the servers. And … Continue reading Create your own on-premises SDN experience in 30min #nuagenetworks

Multiple dummies interfaces and bridges to simulate your #SDWAN

Ok guys, I have to create several bridges to test SD-WAN in just one computer. And also avoid me the work to change IP segments every time my box is moving among different places 🙂 My base hots is a Centos7 and I am using it laso as my router. Don’t forget to create routes in your laptop to access all elements. You need to … Continue reading Multiple dummies interfaces and bridges to simulate your #SDWAN

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.

OpenStack liberty- Remove elements like duplicated hypervisors or unwanted ports

When your are experimenting with openstack, It’s usual have failures. This post shows how to remove these unwanted ports or duplicated compute nodes. Removing Duplicated Compute Nodes I’ve used this trick several times. Cause my Nested OpenStack Nuage lab (and my several installations). I had to remove duplicated nova computes using this procedure. First, let’s check out our hypervisors. [root@ocs01 ~]# . keystonerc_admin [root@ocs01 ~(keystone_admin)]# nova … Continue reading OpenStack liberty- Remove elements like duplicated hypervisors or unwanted ports

Using CentOS Cloud Images with Virsh and Nuage Metadata

The following tools will help you to create virsh domains from CentOS Cloud images (those images can be downloaded from http://cloud.centos.org/centos/7/images). The script was based on Giovanni’s Post: Create a Linux Lab on KVM Using Cloud Images. I am adding Nuage metadata into the XML to connect this domain to our VRS. After this process you may manage connectivity, ACLs, forwarding from the Nuage VSD console. … Continue reading Using CentOS Cloud Images with Virsh and Nuage Metadata

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: Giving PackStack a chance – Centos7

update 05/05/2016: I’ve just got a 32GB fanless server and I stop using VBox to build my demo at home. Sorry in advance for any misunderstanding. More details about the server at Diego’s post. View this post on Instagram Building my #Nuagenetworks lab at Home with #packstack. Details on pinrojas.com A post shared by Mau (@p1nrojas) on May 2, 2016 at 9:46am PDT   Howdy, Exploring some … Continue reading Building a Nuage/OpenStack demo at Home: Giving PackStack a chance – Centos7