FWaaS v2- A New Beginning – #OpenStack

The Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) team has been busy over the last couple of cycles coming up with an alternate model to the existing API (from Havana) to make it more usable based on feedback from a number of quarters. The FWaaS v2 API enables users to apply collections of firewall rules as a policy on a neutron port (both Layer3 & VM). Further, we can selectively apply different policies for ingress and egress traffic. Security is needed at multiple levels and to protect against attacks origin

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