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Date:	Sun, 04 Jul 2010 20:32:46 +0900
From:	Simon Horman <>
Cc:	Malcolm Turnbull <>,
	Wensong Zhang <>,
	Julius Volz <>,
	Patrick McHardy <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Hannes Eder <>
Subject: [patch v2.3 0/4] IPVS full NAT support + netfilter 'ipvs' match support

This is a repost of a patch-series posted by Hannes Eder last September.
This is v2 of the patch series and I don't see any outstanding objections to
it in the mailing list archives.

After I posted v2.2 of this series in May several concerns were raised
by Patrick McHardy. This series should address all of those concerns.

Malcolm Turnbull has offered to test this code so I'd like to get
a Reviewed-by from him before the code gets merged. In other words,
at this stage these patches are for review not merging.

The original cover-email from Hannes follows.
The diffstat output has been updated to reflect minor up-porting by me.

From:	Hannes Eder <>

The following series implements full NAT support for IPVS.  The
approach is via a minimal change to IPVS (make friends with
nf_conntrack) and adding a netfilter matcher, kernel- and user-space
part, i.e. xt_ipvs and libxt_ipvs.

Example usage:

% ipvsadm -A -t -s rr
% ipvsadm -a -t -r -m
# ...

# Source NAT for VIP
% iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -m ipvs --vaddr \
> --vport 80 -j SNAT --to-source

or SNAT-ing only a specific real server:

% iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING --dst \
> -m ipvs --vaddr -j SNAT --to-source

First of all, thanks for all the feedback.  This is the changelog for v2:

- Make ip_vs_ftp work again.  Setup nf_conntrack expectations for
  related data connections (based on Julian's patch see and let nf_conntrack/nf_nat do the
  packet mangling and the TCP sequence adjusting.

  This change rises the question how to deal with ip_vs_sync?  Does it
  work together with conntrackd?  Wild idea: what about getting rid of
  ip_vs_sync and piggy packing all on nf_conntrack and use conntrackd?

  Any comments on this?

- xt_ipvs: add new rule '--vportctl port' to match the VIP port of the
  controlling connection, e.g. port 21 for FTP.  Can be used to match
  a related data connection for FTP:

  # SNAT FTP control connection
  % iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -m ipvs --vaddr \
  > --vport 21 -j SNAT --to-source
  # SNAT FTP passive data connection
  % iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -m ipvs --vaddr \
  > --vportctl 21 -j SNAT --to-source

- xt_ipvs: use 'par->family' instead of 'skb->protocol'

- xt_ipvs: add ipvs_mt_check and restrict to NFPROTO_IPV4 and NFPROTO_IPV6

- Call nf_conntrack_alter_reply(), so helper lookup is performed based
  on the changed tuple.

Changes to the linux kernel
(nf-next-2.6, "bridge: add per bridge device controls for invoking iptables")

Hannes Eder (3):
      netfilter: xt_ipvs (netfilter matcher for IPVS)
      IPVS: make friends with nf_conntrack
      IPVS: make FTP work with full NAT support

 include/linux/netfilter/xt_ipvs.h |   25 +++++
 include/net/ip_vs.h              |    2 
 net/netfilter/Kconfig            |   10 ++
 net/netfilter/Makefile           |    1 
 net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig       |    4 
 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_app.c   |   43 ---------
 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_core.c  |   37 --------
 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ftp.c   |  173 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_proto.c |    1 
 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_xmit.c  |   30 ++++++
 net/netfilter/xt_ipvs.c           |  189 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 11 files changed, 419 insertions(+), 96 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 include/linux/netfilter/xt_ipvs.h
 create mode 100644 net/netfilter/xt_ipvs.c

Changes to iptables
(iptables.git, "xt_quota: also document negation")

Hannes Eder (1):
      libxt_ipvs: user-space lib for netfilter matcher xt_ipvs                      |   10 1
 extensions/libxt_ipvs.c           |  365 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 extensions/         |   24 ++
 include/linux/netfilter/xt_ipvs.h |   25 +++
 4 files changed, 422 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 extensions/libxt_ipvs.c
 create mode 100644 extensions/
 create mode 100644 include/linux/netfilter/xt_ipvs.h

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