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how to reach 169.254.169.254

asked 2014-04-30 14:03:34 -0600

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Hi ,

I am developing my own virtual machine image which is basically a linux from scratch(custom proprietary linux) .(not redhat or ubuntu etc)

I am able to boot my image and get the ip address through dhcp etc.But I am not able to get the metadata using the url "169.254.169.254" .

What are the changes needs to be done for getting the metadata.

I have added the route for link-local.The routes are as follows

10.x.x.x * eth0 169.254.0.0 * eth0 default 10.x.x.x eth0

PS: A redhat image in the same network is able to get the metadata.so i think it has nothing to do with openstack setup

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Are you able to hit the IP from the instance? All of the other images are using cloud-init with other tools that are looking for user-data to pull in information about the instance:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Clo...

mpetason gravatar imagempetason ( 2014-05-01 10:29:35 -0600 )edit

which version of OpenStack are you using? Which style of networking?

fifieldt gravatar imagefifieldt ( 2014-05-01 12:51:35 -0600 )edit

Havana. neutron + vlan

Anand1712 gravatar imageAnand1712 ( 2014-05-02 00:59:20 -0600 )edit

I am able to hit the ip address.But I can see the arp resolve shows different destination mac address between the 2 instances.

Anand1712 gravatar imageAnand1712 ( 2014-05-02 01:00:27 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-12-25 04:22:56 -0600

updated 2014-12-25 04:24:00 -0600

169.254.169.254 - such addresses means that you facing a dhcp error. so in this case you will be unable to reach such ip. Check your dhcp settings

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answered 2014-12-25 06:01:03 -0600

DanIzack gravatar image

How to get Metadata via the Quantum ( Neutron ) router
http://techbackground.blogspot.ie/201...
How to get Metadata via the DHCP namespace
http://techbackground.blogspot.ie/201...

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