[Openstack-operators] How do you provide instance FQDN to the user?

Edgar Magana edgar.magana at workday.com
Fri Feb 20 17:39:21 UTC 2015

In our case we are using OpenContrail instead of the default OVS plugin in
It has a feature call VDNS which could resolve names inside your cloud and
for external FQDN resolution, it can be pointed as a delegated DNS in your
primary one.

BTW. I only recommend solutions that are OpenSource and OpenContrail is



On 2/20/15, 9:22 AM, "Richard Raseley" <richard at raseley.com> wrote:

>Polombo Daniel wrote:
>> I'm wondering how people are usually providing the instances' public
>> names (as in the FQDN associated to the floating IP) to the user?
>> The dashboard provides direct access to the floating IP, obviously,
>> but I'm sure there's a better way than asking the user to perform a
>> reverse DNS resolution ...
>> We need this functionality to provide the public names and give easier
>> internet access to our private cloud instances.
>The answer, in large part, depends on your infrastructure. What process
>are you using to create the DNS A records for the floating IPs?
>Richard Raseley
>SysOps Engineer
>Puppet Labs

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