[Openstack] Cannot reach external IPs

Gary Kotton gkotton at redhat.com
Sun Dec 30 08:07:18 UTC 2012

On 12/29/2012 06:16 AM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> Hi,
> I've successfully setup a single machine openstack environment including
> quantum with a provider router configuration (openvswitch). The Problem is
> that I cannot reach the internet from the VMs.
> The reason apparently is that the default quantum network type is "local"
> which doesn't allow that. I tried switching this to "flat" but when I try
> to create a provider network for the tenant I get:
> [dennis at localhost ~]$ quantum net-create --tenant-id
> fcd3e4ddcf264bd39bce043bea12aaf0 net1 --provider:network_type flat
> --provider:physical_network physnet1
> Invalid input for operation: unknown provider:physical_network physnet1.

Can you please take a look at http://wiki.openstack.org/ConfigureOpenvswitch
> In the ovs plugin ini I put "bridge_mappings = physnet1:br-ex" and the
> br-ex bridge exists and has the physical port as a member.
> According to this documentation a network type of "flat" should be possible?
> http://docs.openstack.org/folsom/openstack-network/admin/content/provider_attributes.html
> Regards,
>    Dennis
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