[pve-devel] firewall : cluster.fw [rules] section ?

Stefan Priebe s.priebe at profihost.ag
Mon Jul 7 21:01:15 CEST 2014

Am 07.07.2014 15:48, schrieb Dietmar Maurer:
>> I really would love to see the mac filter for layer2 in the first release. At least to
>> me it's a pretty important thing. Otherwise the current mac filter is pretty
>> "useless".
> Maybe it is useles for hosters, but it is very useful for small enterprises.

Sorry useless was a bit harsh - that's why i put it into ticks. I thing 
it's simply not complete. Somebody checking mac filter might expect 
something different not only on layer 3 basis.

I'm not thinking about hosters. I don't care about me ;-) i can just add 
it to the code using ebtables myself.

I was caring about pve users expecting something which it isn't.

 > I want to release that
> asap, and don't really want to add new features right now.


> We also need to carefully utilize our resources, so anything that saves work is good.
> doing things twice is only possible if someone pay for that.

Sure, but especially in this case i wouldn't go with nftables. Nobody 
knows how many bugs there arre. How many crashes in kernel or userspace 
somebody has to expect. And even nobody knows when it will be declared 


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