[ovirt-users] ovirt 3.4 networking

Dan Kenigsberg danken at redhat.com
Thu May 8 06:19:23 EDT 2014

On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 11:00:40AM +0200, Tobias Honacker wrote:
> Hi all,
> using centos 6.5 and i'm asking if it is possible to run ovirt without
> connecting a bridge to ethX but running any kind of virtual bridge without
> touching my ethX interface.

The simplest trick is to run

    ip link add dummy_tobias type dummy

as root on the host. This fake device would be reported as NIC to oVirt
Engine, and you could build a local network on top of it.

For smarter bridging of your network connectivity, you can use
vdsm-hook-extnet as described in

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