[OpenIndiana-discuss] Creating a network with zones

Jonathan Adams t12nslookup at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 11:00:35 UTC 2014

On 13 November 2014 23:06, Joris FAGBEMIRO <fagbjoris at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jon.
> I'm planning to work (deployment of a datacenter) on a server which have 3
> physical NIC.
> Within this server,there will be a lot of servers (zones) distributed among
> four networks. Each network have his set of servers and a firewall which is
> the gate.
> Now to enable communications between these networks, i have to create a
> zone which will be the router. This router must be connected to each
> firewall.
> So i want to know that, if it is possible to connect a VNIC of each
> firewall to a VNIC of tge router?or should i create an etherstub?
> Hope that it's more comprehensible!!

Yeah, I would create 4 etherstubs for these 4 networks and then have vnics
running from these etherstubs, then your "router" zone could link these
etherstubs to your external sites with ipf firewalls on it to protect one
etherstub from any other.


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