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Status Future consideration
Workspace ESS
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 18, 2023

Support routed networks for management and fsp networks

ESS documentation states that the FSP and Management networks for a stretched cluster has to be:

  • All networks are flat, single namespace (ESS stretch cluster requirements)

which I interpret to mean they must be same subnet, not routed. Practically, there doesn't seem to be any issues with having them routed -- I see nothing using anything else than simple UDP or TCP over IP. So it would be nice if this restriction could be lifted.

Also, having subnets spanning locations of a streched cluster, can have negative impacts for availability, which is something customers wants to avoid for the stretched system use case.

Idea priority Medium