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Subject git commit: updated refs/heads/master to 011bae7
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:00:13 GMT
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master 79e2c599d -> 011bae7c0



Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 011bae7c0a9a6fde90e18ce7777ec679310e5d7b
Parents: 79e2c59
Author: Radhika PC <>
Authored: Wed Jul 3 15:14:25 2013 +0530
Committer: Radhika PC <>
Committed: Wed Jul 3 15:29:45 2013 +0530

 docs/en-US/add-tier.xml                |  9 +++++
 docs/en-US/vlan-assign-isolated-nw.xml | 56 ++++++++++++-----------------
 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
diff --git a/docs/en-US/add-tier.xml b/docs/en-US/add-tier.xml
index e5334d3..17e02be 100644
--- a/docs/en-US/add-tier.xml
+++ b/docs/en-US/add-tier.xml
@@ -75,6 +75,15 @@
             the VPC, and is not overlapped with the CIDR of any existing tier within the
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">VLAN</emphasis>: The VLAN ID for
the tier you create. </para>
+          <para>This option is only visible if the network offering you selected is
+            VLAN-enabled.</para>
+          <para condition="install">For more information, see the Assigning VLANs to
+            Networks section in the &PRODUCT; Administration Guide.</para>
+          <para condition="admin">For more information, see <xref linkend="vlan-assign-isolated-nw"
+            />.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para><emphasis role="bold">Netmask</emphasis>: The netmask for
the tier you create. </para>
           <para>For example, if the VPC CIDR is and the network tier CIDR
   , the gateway of the tier is, and the netmask of the tier
diff --git a/docs/en-US/vlan-assign-isolated-nw.xml b/docs/en-US/vlan-assign-isolated-nw.xml
index 82fd5b5..2ed0129 100644
--- a/docs/en-US/vlan-assign-isolated-nw.xml
+++ b/docs/en-US/vlan-assign-isolated-nw.xml
@@ -22,51 +22,41 @@
 <section id="vlan-assign-isolated-nw">
   <title>Assigning VLANs to Isolated Networks</title>
   <para>&PRODUCT; provides you the ability to control VLAN assignment to Isolated
networks. You can
-    assign a VLAN ID when a network is created, just the way it's done for Shared networks.
-    Additionally, a network with VLAN ID can be excluded from the Network Garbage Collection.</para>
+    assign a VLAN ID when a network is created, just the way it's done for Shared networks.</para>
   <para>The former behaviour also is supported &mdash; VLAN is randomly allocated
to a network from
     the VNET range of the physical network when the network turns to Implemented state. The
     released back to the VNET pool when the network shuts down as a part of the Network Garbage
     Collection. The VLAN can be re-used either by the same network when it is implemented
again, or
     by any other network. On each subsequent implementation of a network, a new VLAN can
+  <para>To enable you to assign VLANs to Isolated networks,</para>
-      <para>Log in to the CloudPlatform UI as an administrator or end user.</para>
+      <para>Create a network offering by specifying the following:</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Guest Type</emphasis>: Select Isolated.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Specify VLAN</emphasis>: Select the
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+      <para condition="install">For more information, see <xref linkend="creating-network-offerings"
+        />.</para>
+      <para condition="admin">For more information, see the &PRODUCT; Installation
-      <para>Ensure that the VLAN range does not already exist.</para>
+      <para>Using this network offering, create a network.</para>
+      <para>You can create a VPC tier or an Isolated network.</para>
-      <para>Check whether the new VLAN range overlaps with any existing ones. If overlaps,
-        the existing range. If does not overlap, add the new range.</para>
-    </listitem>
-    <listitem>
-      <para>In the left navigation, choose Infrastructure. On Zones, click View More,
then click the
-        zone to which you want to work with.</para>
-    </listitem>
-    <listitem>
-      <para>Click Physical Network.</para>
-    </listitem>
-    <listitem>
-      <para>In the Guest node of the diagram, click Configure.</para>
-    </listitem>
-    <listitem>
-      <para>Click Add VLAN Ranges button <inlinemediaobject>
-          <imageobject>
-            <imagedata fileref="./images/add-vlan-icon.png"/>
-          </imageobject>
-          <textobject>
-            <phrase>add-vlan-ico.png: button to add a VLAN range.</phrase>
-          </textobject>
-        </inlinemediaobject></para>
-      <para>The Add VLAN Ranges dialog is displayed.</para>
-    </listitem>
-    <listitem>
-      <para>Specify the start and end of the VLAN range.</para>
-    </listitem>
-    <listitem>
-      <para>Click OK.</para>
+      <para>Specify the VLAN when you create the network.</para>
+      <para>When VLAN is specified, a CIDR and gateway are assigned to this network
and the state is
+        changed to Setup. In this state, the network will not be garbage collected.</para>
+  <note>
+    <para>You cannot change a VLAN once it's assigned to the network. The VLAN remains
with the
+      network for its entire life cycle.</para>
+  </note>

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