How to make the OpenStack to work with Multi physical NICs

asked 2017-02-24 14:44:28 -0600

rahuly gravatar image

Hi All,

I have integrated OpenStack with OpenDaylight but currently it uses two NICs but my project requires the compute node to use minimum 4 NICs to make the network more independent. Does OpensStack support Mulit NICs?

Kind Regards, Rahulan

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I don't know about ODL, but in principle yes. For example, see the config parameters physical_interface_mappings and bridge_mapping, which map provider networks to physical interfaces.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2017-02-24 19:10:35 -0600 )edit

Thank you for the reply and yes, I understands that I can modify the ML2 to make the multi NICs works. However, when I stack the devstack, the ml2 ini get updated as default vlaues. I just need to understand that how to pass those parameter from local.conf?

Kind Rahu

rahuly gravatar imagerahuly ( 2017-02-25 00:15:16 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-02-25 01:18:41 -0600

If your problem is modifying the default devstack configuration, have a look at the post-config section in local.conf.

[[post-config|/$Q_PLUGIN_CONF_FILE]]
[ml2]
whatever you want to change

Let me recommend the devstack doc and Assaf Muller's devstack config.

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