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Sunday, February 24


Pavel Šimerda - Evolution of Linux network management

Network scripts were never good enough to support all sorts of dynamic network configurations. Various networking options are performed with various specialized daemons and they can't
really cooperate. This makes your network experience very limited. Our goal is to connect
all of these tools together to make dynamic networking feasible while supporting all sorts
of use cases including desktop, laptop, server, virtualization and even all of them at the
same time.

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Pavel Šimerda

Software Engineer, Red Hat
After learning a bit of programming, I was attracted by the networking world. I got from petty Pascal/C++ projects through web development using ugly PHP and later Python, to a freelancing work with most of the projects in server administration, network equipment configuration and... Read More →

Sunday February 24, 2013 9:00am - 9:45am
#Lecture room D3


Thomas Woerner - Dynamic firewall with firewalld

This talk describes firewalld and what a dynamic firewall is, the advantages compared to the static only firewall model with lokkit/system-config-firewall, the features of firewalld (zones, services, icmp types, runtime and persistent configuration, the D-BUS interface), also the configuration of firewalld and it's features, the direct interface and the interaction with other projects (NetworkManager, libvirt, etc.).

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Thomas Woerner

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc.
Senior Software Engineer

Sunday February 24, 2013 9:50am - 10:35am
#Lecture room D3


Thomas Graf - Open vSwitch on Fedora

Over and implementation details of Open vSwitch. A virtual switch designed to be used in place of the existing Linux software bridge for virtualized server environments. It features support for several network management related industry standards such as OpenFlow, sFlow, and NetFlow. It also supports LACP, STP, and 802.1Q VLAN tagging.

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Thomas Graf

Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Thomas has been involved with Open Source software for several years. His primary work focuses on networking related kernel topics such as Networking Protocols, Quality of Service, Routing and most recently Open vSwitch. He has been an active contributor to the Linux kernel and is... Read More →

Sunday February 24, 2013 10:40am - 11:25am
#Lecture room D3