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

Gary Kotton gkotton at vmware.com
Thu Aug 29 13:23:38 UTC 2013

Which Neutron plugin are you using (this was previously known as Quantum)?
You can look at 
Stack_.2B_vSphere_Guide for an example on to do it with devstack (this may
provide some in sites on how to configure the networking - in the example
the bridge created is br100).

On 8/29/13 4:05 PM, "Shawn Hartsock" <hartsocks at vmware.com> wrote:

>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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