Zadara Cloud Services UI supports network configuration for VM instances based on the following common network concepts:
Subnets - Standard IP subnet based on IP address and mask.
Network Interfaces - A network interface is simply a specific IP address assigned to a VM instances. To help maintain network consistency, a network interface can be defined as an IP on a specific subnet. The UI will ensure that the selected IP is within the selected subnet.
Creating Network Interfaces¶
To define a network interface:
Navigate to the Networking > Network Interfaces view.
From the top toolbar, click Create.
In the Create Elastic Network Interface dialogue, enter the following:
Name - name of the network interface.
Description - optional description of the network interface.
VPC - VPC on which the network interface should be assigned.
Subnet - select from an existing subnet configured for the VPC or define a new subnet to be added to the VPC.
Private IP - select private IP within the subnet defined above.
Security Groups - select security group to control the traffic on the network interface.
For more information on security groups, see Security Groups Introduction.
Network Interface Operations¶
After creation of a network interface, it will be displayed in the network interface list in the Networking > Network Interface view. The following operations can be performed by selecting a network interface from the list, and clicking the appropriate icon.
From top toolbar:
Modify - to change name of the network interface.
Security Group - to change the security group associated with the network interface.
Detach Subnet - to detach a specific network interface from a VM instance.
From lower toolbar:
Overview - to see general information related to VM instance associated with the network interface, select Overview tab.
Events - to view configuration events (info) or alarms for the network interface, select the Events tab in lower portion of view.