[Openstack] Instances running on VMware ESXi are unable to configure IP

Shawn Hartsock hartsocks at vmware.com
Thu Aug 29 13:05:02 UTC 2013

I don't know if this helps, but I'm assuming you aren't running DHCP? If you're stuck without that, there's an IP pool feature in ESX that you might be able to use to mimic DHCP. I can't help you on the quantum configuration. Hope this is more help than confusing.

# Shawn Hartsock

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rajshree Thorat" <rajshree.thorat at gslab.com>
> To: "openstack Users" <openstack at lists.openstack.org>, openstack at ask.openstack.org
> Cc: "virtualization-initiative" <virtualization-initiative at gslab.com>
> Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2013 8:38:26 AM
> Subject: [Openstack] Instances running on VMware ESXi are unable to	configure IP
> Hi All,
> I have configured Openstack Grizzly to use ESXi 5.1 as hypervisor.
> Creating/deleting instances from Openstack
> works as expected, instances are created in ESXi ( Verified via vSphere
> Client) and started ok.  The trouble is that
> VMs are unable to configure internal IP.  Does quantum have a way to
> reach vmware api to configure network.
> Does quantum plugin for vmware/esx exist?
> What could be possible solution for this? Any help would be really
> appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Rajshree
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