[ovirt-users] Defining custom network filter or editing existing

Michael Burman mburman at redhat.com
Tue Feb 13 08:49:46 UTC 2018

Thanks Dominik,

Just spoke with Dan and we decided to open a RFE to add an option to set a
custom nwfilter in the engine UI See -


On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:24 AM, Dominik Holler <dholler at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:09:59 -0800
> Tim Thompson <ovirt at a.inyourendo.net> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I was wondering if someone can point me in the direction of the
> > documentation related to defining custom network filters (nwfilter)
> > in 4.2. I found the docs on assigning a network filter to a vNIC
> > profile, but I cannot find any mention of how you can create your
> > own. Normally you'd use 'virst nwfilter-define', but that is locked
> > out since vdsm manages everything. I need to expand clean-traffic's
> > scope to include ipv6, since it doesn't handle ipv6 at all by
> > default, it seems.
> >
> Custom network filters are not supported.
> If you still want to use custom network filters, you would have to:
> - add custom network properties on oVirt-engine level,
> - add a hook like vdsm_hooks/noipspoof/noipspoof.py which modifies
>   libvirt's domain XML to activate the custom network filter and
> - be yourself responsible to deploy the custom network filter
>   definition to all nodes
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Michael Burman

Senior Quality engineer - rhv network - redhat israel

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