[pve-devel] implementation of a dhcp service in proxmox ?

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Tue May 21 20:03:48 CEST 2013

> And for dhcp with nat ? (plug the tap on a bridge with an ip for the dhcp server ?)

There are no special needs for that. 
> >> We just need to start/configure a dhcp server listening on the bridge (also
> with post-up/post-down)?
> Yes, it can be done with post-up/post-down. (But maybe only 1 dnsmasq
> daemon is needed,need to be tested)
> But we need also a way to configure bridge ip for vlan bridges (vmbrXvX).

I don't think it makes sense to configure VLANS for routed bridges. You can use
different bridges instead?

> And we need to define dhcp ranges for differents bridge somewhere.

We can just define an new bridge attribute for /etc/network/interfaces, and define
our own start/stop script.
> Another thing, if we need to assign dynamic ip, I don't known how to manage
> dhcp leases across the cluster, if we have 1 dnsmasq daemon by node.

no idea, sorry.

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