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asked 2014-01-13 02:31:50 -0500

Mithun gravatar image

I have installed 'RDO Havana' neutron enabled all in one with following configuration.

ESX5.0 -> centos 6.4 (single NIC) -> RDO havana (compute node is a virtual machine residing on ESX server.)

After creating a external n/w and adding the floating IPs to the cirros instance found that, from compute node i can ping and ssh instance and instance can ping the compute node IP but not external gateway IP or internet.

DO I need to put ESX hypervisor in promiscuous mode to made this work..? Do this kind of configuration is possible or I need to use bare metal compute node in case of single NIC.?

Thanks. Mihtun

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answered 2014-01-13 04:00:05 -0500

Mithun gravatar image

problem solved..!

As compute node itself is a virtual machine residing on ESX server need to enable promiscuous mode on Esxi virtual switch.

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answered 2014-01-17 06:41:35 -0500

jay-lau-513 gravatar image

Hi Mithun,

Will you please share your answer file for this case? I'm also planning to set up a similar environment as you.

Also can you please show me the steps/commands for how did you launch your first VM after RDO install finished?

Thanks,

Jay

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Steps to be followed to make it run: 1.Install open stack RDO with neutron enabled. http://openstack.redhat.com/PackStack_All-in-One_DIY_Configuration 2.Create ifcfg-br-ex interface on compute node/neutron node: http://openstack.redhat.com/forum/discussion/577/howto-packstack-allinone-install-with-neutron-and-external-connectivity 3.If your open stack server (compute node/neutron node) is VM in ESXi set the promiscuous mode on ESX vSwitch. http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=1004099

Mithun gravatar imageMithun ( 2014-01-18 00:11:02 -0500 )edit

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