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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Viewing the virtual interface information on the compute node

As tenants, users can create a Network, Subnet, and Instances. However, the underlying physical and virtual network details are hidden from them. This is important because the tenants should focus on their business requirements instead of the specific implementation details.

However, the OpenStack administrators need to understand the physical and virtual networking details. This is required in order to troubleshoot any problems faced by the tenants. In this recipe, we will show you how an administrator can view the virtual interface (VIF) information for an instance running on a compute node.

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As this recipe is described from the point of view of an administrator troubleshooting ...

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