Re: KVM in Xenserver advanced networking environement
Take a look at a blog article I did a couple of years ago - it will give you a fair bit of background on how to configure KVM: https://www.shapeblue.com/networking-kvm-for-cloudstack/
A few pieces of advice:
- Unless you have some very specific networking requirements don't use a separate VLAN for storage - just run with the default which will run secondary storage traffic over the management network.
- Guest VLANs 2000-2699 - no problem - just make sure your top of rack switches can handle that amount of VLANs - most of them will do. Also keep in mind you need to run this on trunks - CloudStack manage the VLAN tagging for you.
- Public VLANs: unless you plan to run a large amount of public networks you don't need such a big range - most organisations start with 1 public VLAN
- iSCSI primary storage traffic is not managed by CloudStack - so all you need to do is make sure the KVM hosts can speak to your storage.
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On 27/04/2018, 10:17, "Benjamin Naber" <benjamin.naber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
currently we have a cloudstack 4.10 environment with Xenserver and the following network configuration:
Physical (Bond) Interfaces:
1 management -> untagged vlan for management / tagged vlan 133 for secondary storage.
2 guest -> tagged vlans 2000-2699
3 public -> tagged vlans 200-250
4 ISCSI -> untagged
I am now on eval for using KVM in this environment.
I am also new to KVM.
My question is how do i have to setup the cloud bridges for using this network layout on KVM. And How do i have to name the cloudbridges in KVM ?
Kind regards Ben
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