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Re: [Libvir] Virtual networking

Hugh Brock wrote:
Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

3. The way I think you re suggesting - a libvirt server on every remote
   host which calls into the regular libvirt internal driver model to
   proxy remote calls. So even if the hypervisor in question provides a
   remote network management API, we will always use the local API and
   do *all* remote networking via the libvirt server


This strikes me as *much* easier to manage, and the most consistent thus far with the idea that libvirt should remain as hypervisor-neutral as possible.

I guess the management issue is going to be versioning the protocol.  If
the protocol is just a direct mapping of vir* calls and structures then
you'll quickly end up in a situation where even the smallest change
requires you to upgrade the world or old versions have to be maintained

That's not saying I don't like the idea.


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