Cloud Networks


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You can attach (add) or detach (disconnect) networks from existing Next Gen Cloud Servers by using the Cloud Networks API or the Cloud Control Panel.
This article describes how to attach and detach networks by using the Cloud...
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What are the different networks in the Rackspace Cloud?
The Rackspace Cloud consists of the following networks:
Public (PublicNet)
PublicNet connects a Cloud Server to the Internet.  When you create Cloud Servers with PublicNet,...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Networks. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  
API Documentation...
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Security

What is the network throughput on the Brocade Vyatta vRouter?
Since the Brocade Vyatta vRouter is a network appliance deployed on a Cloud Server, the network throughput is dictated by the size of the Cloud Server. Please refer to...
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Introduction
The Vyatta network appliance can be used as a firewall to protect Rackspace Cloud Server instances.
In this article you will see how interface-based firewalls can be configured on the Vyatta and applied on the Public...
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Server Management

The following information will direct you in setting up all your traffic sourced from your cloud environment across the VPN tunnel to the remote VPN encryption domain to appear as:
1.1.1.1 for the locally source DMZ traffic
2.2.2...
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The following information will direct you in setting up your traffic sourced from 2 of your cloud servers to appear as the public IP of your cloud servers across the VPN tunnel only (Policy Nat).
Cloud Server 1 Cloud Networks IP...
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This article will explain some limitations in using the Rackspace control panel to perform actions on the Vyatta Network appliance. Currently, configuration of the Vyatta Network appliance via the control panel is not supported...
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Introduction
In order to access Rackspace services from your cloud servers, you traditionally need the servers to be connected to ServiceNet and/or Public interfaces. It is possible to detach your servers from either of these...
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You can configure a Vyatta Appliance to act as a remote access VPN gateway so that clients can securely connect to their infrastructure in the Rackspace cloud. 
Introduction
This article shows how to configure the Vyatta...
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Using a Vyatta Appliance you can allow servers on your Private (isolated) Cloud Network to access software updates and patches. This article explains how to configure a Source Network Address Translation (NAT) rule on the Vyatta...
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NOTE: Cloud Networks is production ready but will be available to customers in a phased release. Therefore, it might not be visible when you log into the New Cloud Control Panel. To request access to Cloud Networks now, click ...
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- Getting Started -

Introduction
Follow this quick-start guide to spin up a Brocade Vyatta vRouter (formerly known as Vyatta network appliance). Keep in mind that the username for logging into the appliance once the appliance is up and running is “...
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About Cloud Networks
Cloud Networks lets you create and manage secure, isolated networks in the cloud.  These networks are fully single tenant and you have complete control over the network topology, IP addressing (IPv4 or IPv6...
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Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Using a Vyatta Appliance, you can establish a secure site-to-site VPN connection connection between your cloud infrastructure at any Rackspace site and your data center or existing IT infrastructure location. You can find details...
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FAQ

APPLIES TO: RackConnect v2.0
Does RackConnect support cloud servers that are part of a Cloud Network?
RackConnect support for Cloud Networks is available as of January 16, 2013.
IMPORTANT: Can I attach/detach a Cloud Network on a...
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Control Panel Software

Cloud Networks lets you attach an isolated network to new next generation Cloud Servers (or to existing servers via the Cloud Networks API). You can choose to attach or remove the following networks to or from a Cloud Server:...
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Cloud Networks allows you to attach an isolated network to a new Cloud Server during the server creation process. Existing servers can also be attached to an isolated network, but this is only possible via the Cloud Networks API...
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What is CIDR?
Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR), is a range of IP addresses used by a network. A CIDR address looks like a normal IP address except that it ends with a slash followed by a number. The number after the slash...
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With Cloud Networks you can create a virtual layer 2 network that you can attach to a new Cloud Server. This feature lets you keep your Cloud Server separate from the Rackspace network, the internet, or both.
Cloud Network...
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