[PVE-User] Get ip address from KVM/Qemu machine?
tony at zakula.com
Mon Jul 26 17:28:54 CEST 2010
On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Myke G <mykel at mware.ca> wrote:
> On 2010-07-26 09:55, Tony Zakula wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 2:47 AM, Dietmar Maurer <dietmar at proxmox.com>wrote:
>> > I know you can get the ip address of a container from the host machine.
>> I am not aware of that feature?
>> > I am aware of the /etc/qemu-server/100.conf file for the qemu
>> > machines, but that does not contain the ip address. I am using an
>> > Ubuntu Server in the KVM. Is there any way to get the ip address being
>> > used from the Proxmox host? Or on the host bridge using ip tables?
>> > Does anyone have an idea? My last piece to my puzzle.
>> Most users have a DHCP servers somewhere. So the VMs directly get there
>> IPs from that DHCP server.
>> - Dietmar
> Thank you. However, I am trying to engineer a hosting environment where
> each ip address would be a dedicated NAT. I would like to use the Proxmox
> hardware node to do all the accounting of ip traffic of each VM guest which
> will then feed to a centralized server. My theory is that this eliminates
> performance issues upstream of taking care of this. I have most of this
> working. Since you cannot reach inside of a guest KVM, I need to find
> another way using the hardware node bridge which is using iptables if
> possible. I am sure it can be done. I just haven't figured it out yet.
> Look at the arp cache? 'arp -an' ?
> It's the only way I can think of...
Thanks! I will investigate that avenue.
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