openstack router with flat

Parsa Aminian p.aminian.server at
Thu Jul 28 04:48:14 UTC 2022

thanks for your reply
yes  I need public IP address  (external) directly in my instance but with
router . I need a router because it adds many features including High
If I don't use a router  how can I have HA on my network ?

On Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 1:58 PM Slawek Kaplonski <skaplons at>

> Hi,
> Dnia środa, 27 lipca 2022 09:55:12 CEST Parsa Aminian pisze:
> > hello
> > is it possible to assign valid ip to openstack router directly without
> nat
> > ? as I know openstack need invalid fix ip when using router and valid ip
> > should be added as float ip .
> >
> I don't understand what do You mean by "invalid" and "valid" IP address.
> Can You explain it?
> If You want to have public IP address  (external) directly in Your
> instnance, You can plug Your instance directly into the provider network,
> without using neutron router at all.
> --
> Slawek Kaplonski
> Principal Software Engineer
> Red Hat
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