[Users] Static IP for VMs

Yaniv Kaul ykaul at redhat.com
Thu May 10 08:14:55 UTC 2012

On 05/10/2012 11:13 AM, Doron Fediuck wrote:
> On 10/05/12 10:56, Itamar Heim wrote:
>> On 05/10/2012 10:55 AM, Yaniv Kaul wrote:
>>> On 05/10/2012 09:40 AM, Gary Kotton wrote:
>>>> On 05/10/2012 09:07 AM, Itamar Heim wrote:
>>>>> Gary - can you please share how quantum solves this?
>>>> Hi,
>>>> At the moment there is work in progress of integrating Melange
>>>> (http://wiki.openstack.org/Melange) into Quantum. This module takes
>>>> care of the IP address management. Addition information can be seen at
>>>> http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/openstack-network/admin/content/Melange-dle454.html.
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Gary
>>> I personally think Melange is a short-sighted project, as the next item
>>> would be to configure the firewall policy, then the SSH keys, etc., etc.
>>> Something like Foreman (http://theforeman.org/ ) integration makes a lot
>>> more sense to me.
>> firewall is supposed to be covered by quantum afaiu.
>> ssh keys is covered via the metadata service ("ec2 guest api") and cloud-init in fedora loads the relevant configuration from it (using to get it)
> Technically this issue may be resolved via MAC-addresses;
> you may specify your own MAC range in ovirt engine's DB,
> and in your DHCP server, assign a pool o this mac range.
> For specific VM addresses, assign the ip to the specific
> MAC in the DHCP server. I know it's not a perfect solution,
> but may work around issues until ovirt has such support.

Yes, that works well. And is what we've been doing in the last 5 years 
or so.

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