On Nov 10, 2008, at 7:09 AM, Paul Kraus wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 10:34 PM, Tommy McNeely  
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> The problem I ran into this time was that static routes don't seem to
>> use the same intelligence that default routes do. For example, in the
> <snip>
>        At least as of 10U5 your observation is correct. I tried
> getting Sun to recognize this issue via a support case, after 6 to 8
> months of the case being opened, they told me that IP Exclusive was
> the work around and that they would NOT even file a bug or an RFE on
> the static route behavior. Unfortunately, this is a work around that
> really hampers us due to the limitations of the number of physical
> ethernet interfaces we can put in a single box (and the cabling mess
> that goes with it). We have many different security requirements for
> Internet exposed "servers", none of which has a particularly high
> load, so it makes sense to put them all on zones on a moderate server
> from a load perspective.

... hence my "shared-ip is the only thing available (feasible)"  
comment :)

>        If this has changed, or is being worked on in OpenSolaris, I
> would *love* to hear about it.

Network interface virtualization!


I think some of the deep dark kernel stuff is integrated to  
OpenSolaris (and thus Solaris Express), but not everything yet?


> <snip>
>> I know this would be made simpler with vnic and private IP stack, but
>> in my world, shared-ip is the only thing available (feasible).
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