[PVE-User] DHCP for non cloudinit VM

Mark Adams mark at openvs.co.uk
Tue Aug 21 01:21:46 CEST 2018


Just install your own DHCP server on proxmox if you want. I don't see this
as a feature many people would want, as in any "normal" network you always
have a dhcp server already?

On 20 August 2018 at 15:35, José Manuel Giner <jm at ginernet.com> wrote:

> 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?
>
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> 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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