[PVE-User] DHCP for non cloudinit VM

Mark Adams mark at openvs.co.uk
Tue Aug 21 10:08:08 CEST 2018


What sort of OS are you using for VM's, that does not default to having
DHCP enabled? I personally can't think of one that isn't DHCP out of the
box.

As for using specific IP's based on MAC address, this would be easily set
in the dhcp server config?

On 21 August 2018 at 08:48, José Manuel Giner <jm at ginernet.com> wrote:

> We are talking about auto-configuring the network on the VM, and therefore
> you cannot install the qemu-guest-agent on the VM if you do not have a
> network yet.
>
>
>
> On 21/08/2018 9:40, Mark Schouten wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 2018-08-21 at 08:51 +0200, José Manuel Giner wrote:
>>
>>> I know that already :) and it doesn't change anything because the
>>> management difficulty still exists.
>>>
>>> Everything would be simpler with native integration.
>>>
>>
>> I disagree. As would many people. But, nothing stops you from writing
>> your own qemu-guest-agent script to configure the IP address on the VM,
>> I think.
>>
>>
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