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tacker vnf-create: how to customize my VNF ?

asked 2016-07-19 14:00:01 -0500

William Wang gravatar image

I am new to tacker, I am able to bring simple VNF, but I would like to customize my VNF with: - particular security group (I am able to create my own using HEAT template) - stack IP from private network (I Do not know what does "pkt_in:" and "pkt_out:" meaning in Tacker's sample template) - floating IP. ( (I am able to associate floating IP using HEAT template, but do not know how to to it in Tacker)

I saw two options in tacker vnf-create: --config-file CONFIG_FILE] [--config CONFIG] [--param-file PARAM_FILE] what is the format for either file. Thanks

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answered 2017-01-11 00:36:35 -0500

abhilash-goyal gravatar image

Hello William. Can you please tell if you are still facing issues related to VNFs ?

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answered 2016-07-20 11:57:56 -0500

Mohit gravatar image

Tacker uses a private YAML format for VNFD templates that bears a passing resemblance to TOSCA but has custom tags and far fewer capabilities. Tacker also does it's own translation of the VNFD into a Heat template, which requires maintenance and has far fewer capabilities .

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Thanks! but I am not sure if I fully understand what you said: are you saying that Tacker is now not capable of specifying security groups and/or networks when creating a VNFD? Do you know where can I find more information about tacker private YAML format?

William Wang gravatar imageWilliam Wang ( 2016-07-20 12:38:59 -0500 )edit

Exactly. I couldn't understand as well what Mohit tried to explain here.

ashish235 gravatar imageashish235 ( 2017-01-16 07:28:26 -0500 )edit

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Asked: 2016-07-19 14:00:01 -0500

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