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RE: [Xen-devel] Vif numbering

To: "Erwan MAS" <erwan@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Vif numbering
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 15:53:09 -0000
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> For networking filtering , i want to specify the vif interface
> for one domain .
> By default each domain has a vif interface with ending with his
> dom_id .
> Can we specify for a domain the domain id ?

No. Think of a domid like a unix PID. 

> Can we specify for a domain the vif interface ?

Not right now, though I guess in principle you could.

However, when a vif is created the the vif script gets invoeked with the
name of the domain and the assigned vif. You can hence use the domain
name for inserting domain-specific iptables rules etc.


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