[nova] Spawning instance that will do PXE booting

Christian Rohmann christian.rohmann at inovex.de
Wed Dec 8 16:12:19 UTC 2021

On 03/12/2021 21:01, Cedric Lemarchand wrote:
> We faced the same use case, and we end up doing something like this:
> - disable security on the network provider (or on the instance port 
> where pxe boot is needed)
> - deploy or rescue the intance with an ipxe image

As for DHCP, you can very much use the OpenStack DHCP and just set the 
options like next-server / server-ip-address

  * https://docs.openstack.org/neutron/latest/ovn/dhcp_opts.html

and this IP then points to your VM with the TFTP and other PXE / iPXE 
tooling running.



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