[pve-devel] [PATCH qemu-server v2] copy conntrack information on migration

Fabian Ebner f.ebner at proxmox.com
Fri Feb 5 09:11:46 CET 2021


Am 03.02.21 um 15:25 schrieb Mira Limbeck:
> Requires the pve-conntrack-tool. On migration the conntrack information
> from the source node is dumped and sent to the target node where it is
> then inserted.
> This helps with open connections during migration when the firewall is active.
> 
> A new 'migrate-conntracks' option is added to the migrate_vm API call.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mira Limbeck <m.limbeck at proxmox.com>
> ---
> v2:
>   - added the migrate-conntracks option so that it only copies conntrack
>     information when requested
> 
>   PVE/API2/Qemu.pm   | 5 +++++
>   PVE/QemuMigrate.pm | 5 +++++
>   2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm b/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm
> index 3571f5e..8c4336b 100644
> --- a/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm
> +++ b/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm
> @@ -3556,6 +3556,11 @@ __PACKAGE__->register_method({
>   		minimum => '0',
>   		default => 'migrate limit from datacenter or storage config',
>   	    },
> +	    'migrate-conntracks' => {
> +		description => "Migrate connection tracking info.",
> +		type => 'boolean',
> +		optional => 1,
> +	    }
>   	},
>       },
>       returns => {
> diff --git a/PVE/QemuMigrate.pm b/PVE/QemuMigrate.pm
> index 5c019fc..2ccef2a 100644
> --- a/PVE/QemuMigrate.pm
> +++ b/PVE/QemuMigrate.pm
> @@ -1087,6 +1087,11 @@ sub phase2 {
>   	    die "unable to parse migration status '$stat->{status}' - aborting\n";
>   	}
>       }
> +
> +    if ($self->{opts}->{'migrate-conntracks'}) {
> +	$self->log('info', 'copy conntrack information');
> +	PVE::Tools::run_command([['/usr/bin/pve-conntrack-tool', 'dump'], [@{$self->{rem_ssh}}, '/usr/bin/pve-conntrack-tool', 'insert']]);

Just wondering if having an eval here and still continue with the 
migration if there's a problem would make sense? OTOH one can argue that 
if the option is set and the connection information cannot be copied, 
it's better to abort.

> +    }
>   }
>   
>   sub phase2_cleanup {
> 




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