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Does floating IP remains static unless changed by user?

asked 2015-11-22 22:49:56 -0500

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Does floating IP assigned to instance remains as is (static) unless changed by user?

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answered 2015-11-23 02:39:34 -0500

In general, associated floating IPs should remain as is till a a Disassociate command is launched. Are you referring to a specific context ?

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In an environment, I want to keep a floating IP as static to a machine which I will be referring in some scripts, I do not want the Floating IP to change hence the question.

sngirame gravatar imagesngirame ( 2015-11-23 05:55:37 -0500 )edit

Have you considered and/or is it possible, while writing your script(s), to refer to the machine with a linux hostname ?

Luigi gravatar imageLuigi ( 2015-11-23 07:21:14 -0500 )edit

It will not change unless requested by user.

ritesh.singh.aricent@gmail.com gravatar imageritesh.singh.aricent@gmail.com ( 2015-11-24 05:44:13 -0500 )edit

@Luigi I need to access the VM (SSH) from outside of openstack deployment hence using IP. @Ritesh thanks for confirming.

sngirame gravatar imagesngirame ( 2015-11-24 22:58:19 -0500 )edit

Hence, I suppose this is enough :)

Luigi gravatar imageLuigi ( 2015-11-25 04:03:12 -0500 )edit

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