[vbox-dev] [PATCH] UDPTunnel : new network interface backend to allow using this to link to GNS3 and QEMU instances over the network
oelewapperke at gmail.com
Wed May 11 08:09:15 PDT 2011
By default everything is disabled. It has to be enabled specifically using
If you don't pass this option, there is nothing to see : there won't be a
selection with "UDP tunnel" anywhere. VBoxManage won't show it either. There
is only 1 field and 1 method call in the API that remain visible if
udptunnel is not enabled.
It's the same as VDE is done now.
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Perry Halbert <phalbert at cox.net> wrote:
> OK, but you still are not considering the regular end user that does not
> compile their copy of VirtualBox.
> As you say I can select to not have host-only but where is the ability to
> not have UDP? I think it must be considered and built in.
> On 05/11/2011 09:52 AM, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 5:41 PM, Perry Halbert <phalbert at cox.net> <phalbert at cox.net> wrote:
> Why not put this in an Extension Pack as an addon instead of changing the
> base code for everyone?
> Developing Extension Pack is harder than this patch. (it means, that
> only very big features will make it into ext.pack), or features with
> incompatible licenses (like VNC).
> Myself I like the idea of being able to either have this or not. Seems to me
> that is one reason that the Ext. Pack was implemented. What about the
> security of the added UDP protocol such as three-way handshake that is
> missing in UDP used for the validity of the claimed source address. I know
> that all of this seems small but to rush to change the base without
> considering the underlaying issues seems wrong.
> If the decision is to include this in the base then there should also be a
> way to disable it built in as well.
> Just don't use it if you don't like it. I don't use "Host-only
> network", because for my use cases, loopback + bridge cover this need.
> UDP tunnel is not secured, and this is by design, and documented in the docs.
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