Allow sampling NAT translation in Neutron

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • It would be an extremely useful feature to be able to sample and log NAT/PAT translations used by virtual routers in Neutron.
  • A couple of days ago we had an attack against one of the IP addresses that belong to a virtual router inside a tenant in our production OpenStack deployment. It was very hard to track down the actual virtual machine being attacked as the virtual router is performing NAT/PAT, hiding the actual private IP address of the victim.

  • It would have helped considerably if Neutron could keep a history of NAT/PAT translations as well as current ones.


  • Red Hat Open Stack

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