[ovirt-users] IsolatedNetworks

Dan Kenigsberg danken at redhat.com
Tue May 17 07:00:42 UTC 2016

On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 02:03:33PM +0200, Winfried de Heiden wrote:
> Hi All,
> As described on http://old.ovirt.org/Features/IsolatedNetworks,
> Isolated networks in one of proposed features of oVirt 4.0:
> "The current host networking api (up to ovirt-engine-3.6) requires a
> network to be configured on top of a network interface.
> In order to configure a local network on the host the user had to
> create a dummy interface to which the network was attached.
> The Isolated Networks feature aimed to configure a local host on the 
> network which isn't connected to any network interface and allows vms 
> which are connected to it to communicate with each other.
> Isolated Networks will be limited to VM networks only and only MTU 
> should be relevant in that network definition for the created isolated 
> network."
> Hence, I should be able to create a host-only network with an
> underlaying NIC; sounds nice for my @home Cloud...
> However, runing oVirt 4.0 it is still complaining a NIC is misssing. I
> might have configured something wrong. How to set create an isolated
> network? Is there already any documentation?

I'm afraid that this feature did not make it into oVirt-4.0.
We would make an effort to push it into a future version.

Until then, please keep using the dummy device trick!


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