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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Working with clouds on multiple ESX hosts
Date Tue, 14 May 2013 21:29:36 GMT
what vlans are you trunking to the hosts? what vlans are you using in
cloudstack as your zone vlans?


On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Stanley Kaytovich <StanleyK@qwertyc.com>wrote:

> Ahmad,
>
> I configured trunking on the switch for 8 ports. Each host has 4 physical
> NICs, so 8 ports are in a trunk on the switch. Still no network
> connectivity.
>
> :-/
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ahmad Emneina [mailto:aemneina@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:35 PM
> To: Cloudstack users mailing list
> Subject: Re: Working with clouds on multiple ESX hosts
>
> Sounds like youre not trunking the zone vlans to all the switchports your
> hosts connect to. Can you verify the vlans are trunked, then see if your
> networking starts working?
>
>
> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Stanley Kaytovich <StanleyK@qwertyc.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > This is more of a general question pertaining to best practices of how
> > everyone works with multiple ESX hosts in a cloudstack zone. It seems
> > that if a VM instance resides on a different host from other
> > instances, there is no networking ability on the alienated
> > instance(s). Since the hosts are chosen automatically, occasionally
> > instances are created on an alternate host and the instance boots up
> > without networking. Adding a tag in the computer offering is a way of
> > forcing instances to be created on a particular hosts, though that
> requires additional offerings for every host.
> >
> > Using a dvSwitch would be great, though on 4.0.2 I do not believe it
> > is supported or I am unable to find any documentation to prove me
> otherwise.
> >
> > What is the best practice or workaround for this?
> >
> > - Stan
> >
>

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