Accepting a Virtualized Functions (VNFs) into Corporate IT

Denis Fondras xxnog at
Tue Nov 29 08:36:14 UTC 2016

> On 28/Nov/16 19:53, Kasper Adel wrote:
> Hi,
> Vendor X wants you to run their VNF (Router, Firewall or Whatever) and they
> refuse to give you root access, or any means necessary to do 'maintenance'
> kind of work, whether its applying security updates, or any other similar
> type of task that is needed for you to integrate the Linux VM into your IT
> eco-system.
> Would this be an acceptable offering in today's IT from different type of
> Enterprises (Minux the Googles, Facebooks...etc) ?

As long as the vendor will be held liable for ANY (and I mean it) problem that
could happen on my infrastructure.

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