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Quick question about pinging a router

asked 2017-06-18 20:53:31 -0500

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Suppose I just ran packstack. I create a router. I create an external network. I add the external interface to the router. The router then gets assigned an IP address on the external network. The external network was created as "flat". From the controller node I cannot ping the address. I have been able to in the past. I don't know what I did differently this time. Thank you in advance.

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answered 2017-07-27 09:51:41 -0500

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Thanks for all the replies. In case anyone wants to know how I fixed it, make sure "extnet" is in the "physical network" field that appears after you select "flat" in the field above it. By default, it will be "local" and the "physical network" field will be missing. After you select "flat" and the "physical network" appears, it will have "default" in it. Change that to "extnet" which needs to have been mentioned in the "answers" file:


In retrospect I suppose I should have guessed this. Would be wonderful if the documentation were useful. I have an idea! How about an OpenStack "cookbook" with basic recipes for setting this shit up?

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