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Cannot ping the host (in which openstack is installed).

asked 2015-08-09 07:05:20 -0600

Arslan Qadeer gravatar image

I created ext-net and a subnet inside the External Network using the addresses of subnet in which my physical machine exists i.e . Then i created a private network and subnet with i luanched 2 tiny instances, both pings each other and also the router gateway but not the host Please guide

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answered 2015-08-18 02:00:29 -0600

Mohit gravatar image

If you have setup the bridge on the openstack box then do not use the same ip on bridge and on physical NIC network, As a best practice , assign the ip of physical NIC interface to bridge and set the NIC IP to 0. Also check the ip routing table for the default path set on bridge.

ifconfig br-ex x.y.z.a netmask a.b.c.d up
ifconfig eth 0

route -n
the default route should be on br-ex
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Thanks Mohit it worked for me, sorry for late reply.

Arslan Qadeer gravatar imageArslan Qadeer ( 2015-12-11 01:24:24 -0600 )edit

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