[Openstack] [qa] How to troubleshoot why a VM at Compute node won't response to ARP request from Neutron router

Robert van Leeuwen Robert.vanLeeuwen at spilgames.com
Wed Oct 15 13:50:42 UTC 2014

> What threw me off is that nova reports the instance is running, with a private address assigned.
> | b8c3f406-1989-4d73-b711-286565bf9795 | vm   | ACTIVE | -          | Running     | private= |
> This is misleading.  It should not report the private address until the DHCP process is successful.

I disagree. 
I think It is just something you need to be aware of ( I never found this strange behaviour)
It is hugely useful to know what IP the machine should get, even if the machine is not (yet) running or suspended/stopped.

Robert van Leeuwen

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