How to use a linux bridge without DHCP, VLANs or anything?

asked 2014-08-06 01:06:15 -0600

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updated 2014-08-06 06:37:08 -0600


I was using libvirt/qemu-kvm (with pacemaker for high availability) for my virtualisation needs until now. I had a very simple network setup, namely a dumb bridge that did nothing but bridge the interface:

  <forward mode='bridge'/>
  <bridge name='br0' />

DHCP, VLANs and the firewall are all handled externally, so doing that stuff again would be redundant. What's the easiest way to get a setup like this with openstack?

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