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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Viewing the virtual interface information on the Network node

The previous recipe showed you how to identify the VIF information on the compute node. Now let's turn our attention to the Network node.

While a virtual machine is instantiated on a compute node, the DHCP server for the entire tenant Network is started on the Network node. As multiple tenant networks can have overlapping IP addresses, the Network node uses the concept of namespaces to isolate one Network from the other.

Getting ready

As this recipe is described from the point of view of an administrator troubleshooting a tenant problem, the following information is required:

  • The tenant Network name
  • The virtual machine instance whose VIF information is to be identified

How to do it…

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