Wallaby Series Release Notes¶
neutron_lib.plugins.constants.PLACEMENT_REPORTconstant so that it can be used elsewhere related to the
Added API definition for
rbac-address-groupextension, which allows sharing address groups between tenants via the network RBAC mechanism.
Add constants for RBAC sharing actions:
ACCESS_EXTERNAL, and a new action
New API definition:
port-device-profile. The new field added to
device_profile, represents a Cyborg device profile and is a named set of user requirements for one or more accelerators.
Add new constant
BROADCAST_MACwhich has value
FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FFand represents broadcast MAC address.
A new vnic type
vdpahas been added to allow requesting port that utilize a vhost-vdpa offload. vhost-vdpa is simpler to vhost-user or kernel vhost offload but utilizes the newly added vdpa bus introduced in the Linux 5.7 kernel. vdpa interface can be implemented in software or hardware, when implemented in hardware they provide equivalent performance to sr-iov or hardware offloaded ovs while have two main advantages over both sriov and hardware offloaded ovs. Unlike the alternatives vhost-vdpa enable live migration of instance transparently and provides a standard virtio-net interface to the guest avoiding the need to install vendor specific drivers in the guest.