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From Geoff Higginbottom <geoff.higginbot...@shapeblue.com>
Subject RE: Create Guest network for a user
Date Thu, 18 Jul 2013 08:29:28 GMT
Hi Dean,

Sorry for causing confusion, in order to create a Shared Network available to all users, simply
create a new Guest Network by going to

Infrastructure > Zones > Your Zone Name > Physical Network > Your Network Name
(the one with Guest Traffic) > Guest - Configure > Network Tab > Add Guest Network

Then create a new Shared Network and leave the 'Scope' at the default of 'All' this, as the
name implies, makes it available to All users of this Zone.

Regards

Geoff Higginbottom

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geoff.higginbottom@shapeblue.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Jessica Tomechak [mailto:Jessica.Tomechak@citrix.com]
Sent: 18 July 2013 00:09
To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
Subject: RE: Create Guest network for a user

Dean, replies inline. Let me take a crack at this, just from reading the docs, although I
might be off base (anyone: please correct me if so).

Maybe either our docs have the info you need...or else you have discovered a need for doc
enhancement.
- Jessica T.
________________________________________
From: Dean Kamali [dean.kamali@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:04 PM
To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
Subject: Re: Create Guest network for a user

Thank you, forgive my horrible spelling, as I have sent that email from my phone and stupid
keyboard has auto correct enabled, which apparently messed things up.

As for the "global network" I went to service offerings and I found an option to create a
shared network as you mentioned,


(JT) Do you mean as described here: [1]
>> "4. Click Add Network Offering.
5. In the dialog, make the following choices:
...
Guest Type. Choose whether the guest network is isolated or shared."



but I couldn't find any
option to make it public.


(JT) That might be available through some of the other choices in that same Add Network Offering
dialog:

Supported Services. Select one or more of the possible network services.
...

System Offering. If the service provider for any of the services selected in Supported Services
is a virtual router, the System Offering field appears. Choose the system service offering
that you want virtual routers to use in this network....
For more information, see Section 8.2, "System Service Offerings".

Section 8.2 is here: [2]
It describes creating a new system service offering. There is a checkbox there for Public.
In System VM Type in the same dialog, I assume you'd have to pick Virtual Router.

As for how/whether you can create a public (aka, available in all domains) network if you're
not using the CloudStack virtual router...I'm not sure!


(JT) Footnotes:
[1] http://cloudstack.apache.org/docs/en-US/Apache_CloudStack/4.1.0/html-single/Admin_Guide/index.html#creating-network-offerings
[2] http://cloudstack.apache.org/docs/en-US/Apache_CloudStack/4.1.0/html-single/Admin_Guide/index.html#system-service-offerings


Dean


On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Geoff Higginbottom < geoff.higginbottom@shapeblue.com>
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> Hi Dean,
>
> Answers in line
>
> Regards
>
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> On 17 Jul 2013, at 18:52, "Dean Kamali" <dean.kamali@gmail.com<mailto:
> dean.kamali@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone
>
> 1. Is it possible could create and assign a guest network to a
> specific user without knowing his / her password via cloudmonkey?
>
> Yes. Use the API Directly or via CloudMonkey, create a network and
> assign it to the Account.
>
> 2. Is it possible to create a global guest network, that will be
> available to all users?
>
> Yes.  Create a shared network and mark it as Public.  Be aware that by
> doing this you are effectively providing a mechanism to connect all
> VMs in your Cloud, breaking any isolation.
>
> So each new account will be able to see that network?
>
> Yes
>
> Dean
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