[PVE-User] DHCP for non cloudinit VM

José Manuel Giner jm at ginernet.com
Mon Aug 20 16:35:24 CEST 2018


I thought cloud-init was connecting against a DHCP server.

Does Proxmox have any plan to provide a DHCP service so that VMs can 
receive IP auto-configuration, whether they use cloud-init or not?




On 20/08/2018 16:28, Dominik Csapak wrote:
> but that cannot happen without an agent/cloud init like program in the 
> vm, so what and why (if we have cloud-init) should we implement there?
> 
> On 08/20/2018 03:25 PM, José Manuel Giner wrote:
>> I mean, when you install the ISO of an operating system on a VM, when 
>> configuring the network, that the user can choose the DHCP option 
>> instead of defining the values by hand.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 20/08/2018 15:21, Ian Coetzee wrote:
>>> Hi José,
>>>
>>> Using the Qemu Agent you are able to determine the IP of the VM.
>>>
>>> Kind regards
>>>
>>> On Mon, 20 Aug 2018 at 13:43, José Manuel Giner <jm at ginernet.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> The possibility of being able to define IPs directly from the
>>>> Proxmox/API interface. Just like with Cloud-init or containers.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 20/08/2018 11:14, Dominik Csapak wrote:
>>>>> On 08/20/2018 09:36 AM, José Manuel Giner wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> there any plan to implement DHCP for non cloudinit VMs?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> the question does not really make sense as we did not implement 
>>>>> dhcp for
>>>>> cloudinit, the config there only tells the vm how to configure its
>>>>> network (same as with containers, were we also don't implement a dhcp
>>>>> server)
>>>>>
>>>>> but where is the problem in having a host/vm in your network serving
>>>>> dhcp?
>>>>>
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