Hi Tomek, Are you referring to VRF support when you say Multi-Tenancy? In the latest Linux kernel (4.9+), the full VRF infrastructure is working well, but I don't think a lot of classic services have added support. It would be awesome to assign a subnet to a linux VRF.
Cheers, Jason On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 8:24 AM, Tomek Mrugalski <tom...@isc.org> wrote: > Hi Rob, > > I did a little experiment. With a bit of code tweaking, I managed to > force Kea to load two identical subnets that only differed in relay IP > address. It started all fine and I was able to get leases in each subnet. > > There's one major caveat, though. Allocation engine, the core part of > the code that picks leases for new clients, can't tell a difference > between them and thinks the address is used, despite it being used in > the other subnet. > > My subnets defined were 192.0.2.1 - 192.0.2.200. First client in the > first subnet got 192.0.2.1 (as expected), but the second client in the > second subnet got 192.0.2.2, not 192.0.2.1. > > If your subnets are large (e.g. 10.0.0.0/8) you may not care. If they're > smaller, you'll use up all addresses real quick. > > To implement it properly, we would have to remove getLeases4(addr) call > and implement getLeases4(addr, subnet-id) instead. There's tons of uses > of getLease4(addr) throughout the whole code (around 200 instances). > This would require a MAJOR rework of Kea code and the reworked code > would probably we worse than it is now. So am afraid it's unlikely to > happen. At least in official master. I can imagine you hacking Kea code > similar way you did dhcpd would be somewhat realistic, if you accept > that certain things will be broken. > > Keep in mind that tweaking the code to allocate the leases is only the > first step on this dark and twisted path. The next step that will > probably not work is lease renewal. Then release release. After that > you'll face probably broken lease expiration. Commands related to leases > won't work etc. You can end up with all sorts of messed up situations, > like client from one network renewing a lease from another subnet, then > his lease expiring because not being renewed. > > If you really want to go that path, here's a page that described my > experiment: http://kea.isc.org/wiki/KeaMultiTenant > > Tomek > _______________________________________________ > Kea-users mailing list > Keafirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.isc.org/mailman/listinfo/kea-users >
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