Introduction to Floating IPs
How to Allocate a Floating IP
Create Specific Floating IP
Introduction to Floating IPs¶
In the main Menu, select Networking - Floating IPs. The Networking - Floating IPs view appears.
This view provides you with information about the floating IPs currently defined in your system.
For each floating IP the following information is provided:
Floating IP - the floating IP address.
Private IP - the private IP address
Network - the external network of the floating IP.
Account- the account which owns the floating IP.
Attached VM - The VM to which the floating IP is attached.
How to Allocate a Floating IP¶
Create Specific Floating IP¶
You can create a floating IP with a specific IP address by using the CLI.
To create a specific floating IP:
Log in to a stratonode and enter the CLI shell by typing:
$ symp -u admin -d cloud_admin -p <PASSWORD> -k
Issue the virt-network floatingip-create command and pass in the name of the edge (or floating) network to use, and the specific IP address you want:
$ virt-network floatingip-create <EDGE_NETWORK> --floating-ip-address <FLOATING_IP_ADDRESS>