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From Outback Dingo <outbackdi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: VLANS in Advance Networking NOT NEEDED.
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:32:28 GMT
On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Marcus Sorensen <shadowsor@gmail.com> wrote:
> SDN is more or less an alternative for vlans, which he doesn't want to use
> anyway. He has separate network segments already.
>
> There isn't very much good documentation for cloudstack networking. I
> wanted to do something similar a few months back and ended up frustrated. I
> had vlans, but wanted my VMS to have a public interface on a shared network
> and a private interface on a shared network. In the GUI, you can only do
> isolated networks in advanced mode. Once I realized that I had to create my
> network through the API I realized that I could do pretty much whatever I
> wanted with advanced networking.
>
> Outback Dingo, you should be able to do what you want by explicitly setting
> the traffic labels to the bridge devices you want. Cloudstack *should* then
> forego trying to create a new tagged interface and bridge. You will have to
> also create a new shared networking offering through the api that only
> provides DHCP and userdata. Then create a new network with that offering,
> and VMs attached to that will work on your shared network. I know these are
> vague instructions but I'm away from the PC.

We have tried this and it seems that any attempt to create a shared
network offering fails with requiring a vlan

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