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I can't ping from cirros to local or outside network

asked 2016-11-29 13:22:50 -0600

kaleem gravatar image

Hypervisor - ESXi 6.0 OS - CentOS 7 Openstack: Mitaka

I am trying to ping from my cirros instance to my controller nodes ip, but it won't reach. I can't ping my floating IP from my controller node to my instance either. I have already put vSwitch0 in promiscuous mode, I have created a router on the dashboard with a gateway ip of, an SSN with, and a provider network which matches my internal ip scheme which is My cirros instance is with a floating IP of

Am I missing a step? I have heard that I need to NAT it, but I don't know how to implement that. I'm a beginner at this so please include the steps if you know them, thanks in advance.

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answered 2016-11-29 14:45:54 -0600

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ok I found that I needed to connect a second physical ethernet port on my server to my switch and create a second vswitch in VMware with controller and compute in it. I still can't ping google from my cirros instance but I can ping my internal network from the instance now.

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