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Re: [libvirt] nwfilter: limit VM traffic to specific MAC



Shahar Havivi <shaharh redhat com> wrote on 06/20/2011 08:11:43 AM:

> From: Shahar Havivi <shaharh redhat com>

> To: Stefan Berger/Watson/IBM IBMUS
> Cc: libvirt-list redhat com
> Date: 06/20/2011 08:13 AM
> Subject: Re: nwfilter: limit VM traffic to specific MAC
>
> On 20.06.11 08:02, Stefan Berger wrote:
> > Shahar Havivi <shaharh redhat com> wrote on 06/20/2011 07:39:35 AM:
> >
> > > From: Shahar Havivi <shaharh redhat com>
> > > To: libvirt-list redhat com
> > > Cc: Stefan Berger/Watson/IBM IBMUS
> > > Date: 06/20/2011 07:42 AM
> > > Subject: nwfilter: limit VM traffic to specific MAC
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > I am trying to add custom filter to block VM traffic to other VMs by
> > limiting
> > > the traffic only to the gateways MAC address.
> > > The filter XML:
> > >
> > > <filter name='rhev' chain='root'>
> > >     <uuid>cd4e5890-ccc9-1b0f-303f-e7fe7123646d</uuid>
> > >     <filterref filter='allow-dhcp'/>
> > >     <rule action='' direction='out' priority='500'>
> > >         <mac match='no' dstmacaddr='$MAC'/>
> > >     </rule>
> > > </filter>
> >
> > >
> > > The MAC is not the interface MAC address it's the gateways MAC that pass
> > as a
> > > parameter (I use the gateway address hardcoded as well).
> > >
> > > The VM is getting DHCP ip but cannot get any traffic,
> > > I notice that when I edit (comment and uncomment) the drop rule,
> > thefilter is
> > > working fine, ie no traffic other then the gateway.
> > >
> > > 1. Am I doing something wrong?
> >
> > Try to put the concret MAC address of the gateway into the dstmacaddr
> > field. $MAC is going to be translated to the MAC address of the interface.
> > Once it works, try using $GATEWAY_MAC and have that defined via <parameter
> > name='GATEWAY_MAC' value='a.b.c.d'/> from wherever you are referencing the
> > 'rhev' filter.
> >
> > The DHCP server must be running on the gateway.
> Thank you Stefan,
> Instead of adding 'allow-dhcp' filter, can I white list 2 mac addresses,
> the gateway and the dhcp server?
>
> <rule action='' direction='out' priority='500'>
>     <mac match='no' dstmacaddr='$GATEWAY_MAC'/>
> </rule>
> <rule action='' direction='out' priority='500'>
>     <mac match='no' dstmacaddr='$DHCP_MAC'/>
> </rule>


Unfortunately that would not work.

   Stefan

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