[Openstack] Changing port status

Shital Patil shital.patil at gslab.com
Wed May 21 03:06:34 UTC 2014

Thanks a lot for answer
So for port state to change from DOWN to ACTIVE do I have to do some
changes in physical networks?
I am fairly new to openstack and have very basic knowledge on openstack
networking so please suggest me a way to achieve this

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 5:27 PM, Gary Kotton <gkotton at vmware.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> At the moment you are able to dynamically add and remove a nic from an
> instance if and only if you are using Neutron. This is currently supported
> by libvirt. The code for Vmware is up in review for Juno and in development
> for the XenAPI.
> The port will become active when the backend networking implementation has
> the interface attached to the instance and the virtual nic attached to the
> virtual network.
> Thanks
> Gary
> From: Shital Patil <shital.patil at gslab.com>
> Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 2:21 PM
> To: "<openstack at lists.openstack.org>" <openstack at lists.openstack.org>
> Subject: [Openstack] Changing port status
> Hi,
> I was searching on a way to add multiple interfaces for an instance
> launched on openstack. I found this concept of ports created within neutron
> network. I could create port but its status is always down so -
> 1- What would I need to do to make port status active
> 2- Is this the right way to add multiple interfaces to instance?
> Thank you
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