Abiquo 5.1

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Value

Name

The name of the external or unmanaged VLAN. The name can contain up to 128 characters

IPv6Mark this checkbox to create an IPv6 network. See Create External IPv6 Networks

Net. Address

The network address of the VLAN as created by the Network Administrator

Netmask (CIDR)

The network mask with an integer value between 16 and 30 inclusive

Gateway

The gateway of the network. Make sure the gateway is an IP address inside the range defined by the network address and the network mask

Tag*

Enter the tag supplied by the Network Administrator and check its availability

Check

The Check button will check tag availability for all the racks of the Abiquo datacenter.

  • Green: tag available
  • Yellow: tag in use by other networks, but you can still use it. E.g. external or public network
  • Red: tag not available because it is not assigned in Abiquo for use on the rack.
Network service typeChoose the Network Service Type, which represents a Network Interface on the hypervisors. Configure Network Service Types when you configure physical machines.

Unmanaged

Mark this checkbox if you will manage IP addresses outside Abiquo

Enterprise**

Required field. You must click browse and choose an enterprise that the external or unmanaged VLAN will be assigned to.

DeviceOptional: to manage IP addresses with a network virtualization system, select the Abiquo device that defines this system. You must have pre-created this external network directly in this virtualization system. The IP addresses of this network will be managed by the selected network virtualization system and may be assigned using its DHCP service. You may need to ensure that virtual machines deployed on this network allow traffic to the appropriate ports for a DHCP connection.

Primary DNS

Primary DNS

Secondary DNS

Secondary DNS

DNS suffix

The default DNS suffix

RestrictedMark this checkbox to restrict this network so that when editing VMs, only users with the privileges to Attach NICs in restricted networks and Detach NICs from restricted networks can work with IPs in these networks

Static Routes

Click "Manage" to add and modify static routes for external networks only. See Configuring Configure static routes for external networks