[openstack-dev] [qa] [neutron] local.conf for devstack using neutron on home network

Kyle Mestery mestery at mestery.com
Thu Nov 6 19:58:21 UTC 2014

On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Chris Dent <chdent at redhat.com> wrote:
> I seem to be struggling to cook a neutron configuration for my little
> home network that doesn't end in a variety of failures (devstack errors
> out, floating ips are on an unexpected (and unrouted) network, etc).
> I recognize that neutron is going to be complex out of necessity, so
> I'm not complaining, I just don't know what to do.
> I've fought with this in a variety of ways, getting the sense that I'm
> just doing it completely wrong, so I thought perhaps I should just ask
> if someone can produce a config for my network (described below).
> If you do help I'll be eternally grateful and owe you virtual beer and
> you'll get the satisfaction of knowing you've helped to educate someone
> out of the pit of ignorance.
> I have a wifi network
> I have a mac mini on that network.
> I use "internet sharing" to have an ethernet network (
> behind the mac. Out the etherport is a switch with two additional hosts
> (2.2 and 2.3), on each of which I'd like to run devstack on bare-metal
> with floating ips on the 192.168.2 network.
> Internet sharing is satisfactory for me. I don't need to reach the
> devstack hosts or their guests from beyond the mac, but I would like to
> reach them from the mac.
> Each devstack host has one physical interface, eth0, with a static
> IP. I'd like compute instances to get floating ips from a portion of
> that network.
> Using nova-networking I can make this work without issue:
> ```
> [[local|localrc]]
> ```
> What transformation is needed to get similar functionality with
> neutron?
Keep the above in your local.conf, and add the following:

enable_service q-agt

That will enable GRE tunnels between your hosts using your HOST_IP as
the tunnel endpoint. And it should setup floating IPs per the range
you have specified as well.


> Thanks.
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