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Static public IP, not floating IP

asked 2014-09-24 16:44:32 -0500

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I am looking online for an article that shows if its possible to allow static public IP addressing for VM instances. The floating IP doesn't work well for my projects so I am wondering if static IP addressing is possible.

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answered 2014-09-24 20:08:08 -0500

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updated 2014-09-24 20:08:19 -0500

If you are using Neutron networking, you can set up "provider networks", which allow you to connect existing layer 2 networks directly to your OpenStack instances. This allows you to assign fixed ip addresses allocated from one of these networks.

Documentation on provider networks is somewhat sparse at the moment, but here are a few pointers:

Rackspace has some documentation here, which might provide a starting point.

Here is another take on the same topic.

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