[Openstack] Associating virtual instance NICs to specific networks in quantum

Balamurugan V G balamuruganvg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 04:54:44 UTC 2012

Thanks Itzik. This basically goes by the order. Though this should suffice
for most cases, it would have been nice to have more fine grain control and
specify the interface names as well.

Also, we cant achieve this in Horizon yet. Any idea when Horizon will reach
feature parity with CLI?


On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 3:35 AM, Itzik Brown <itzikb at dev.mellanox.co.il>wrote:

>  Hi,
> What about running nova boot:
> #nova boot --flavor m1.tiny --image myimage --nic
> net-id=e7038a3b-cd45-4795-83ec-02b0a11a9bf1 --nic
> net-id=dc95727d-9495-44e8-9b27-0a942cd671fc vm1.
> Here the first NIC will be connected to Network with ID
> e7038a3b-cd45-4795-83ec-02b0a11a9bf1 and the second to Network with ID
> dc95727d-9495-44e8-9b27-0a942cd671fc.
> Hope it helps,
> Itzik
> On 28/12/2012 06:26, Balamurugan V G wrote:
> Lets says, I create a Linux virtual Instance in an OpenStack private cloud
> and associate the instance with two networks; A & B. It seems to associate
> eth0 and eth1 to A and B respectively. But is there any way in which I can
> specify that eth0 should be attached to network B and eth1 should be
> attached to network A.
> The quantum CLI 'quantum port-create' accepts just device-id and
> network-id which is not sufficient to achieve the level of specificity I
> believe. Can this be achieved today?
> Also when will the Horizon UI and Quantum REST API reach feature parity
> with the Quantum CLI? will it be in Grizzly or later?
> Thanks,
> Balu
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