[pve-devel] pve-firewall : vm live migration: rules applied only after vm config file move

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Tue Feb 12 10:21:46 CET 2019


> That mean that when we do a live migration,
> the rules are not apply until the config file is moved. (and vm resume just after).
> 
> So, we can have some seconds where the rules are not yet applied.
> 
> 
> I'm not sure how we could handle this correctly ?
> 
> 1) force rules update after the config move but before the resume.(but maybe for complex/big iptables this will give us some seconds of timeout for the vm)
> 
> 2) update rules during live migration (maybe simply detect if vm process is running (pid ? systemd scope ?), or if vmbrfw device exist ?

Maybe live migration can tell firewall on target node to activate rules before we start migration. But I am not sure
how to implement that.



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