[et-mgmt-tools] Howto configure "shared physical device" without GUI

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Wed Nov 19 15:41:08 UTC 2008

FCOMBERNOUS at ares.fr wrote:
> Lo,
> My host manager have a bridge configured with interface br0. On this one,
> i'm using kvm with libvirt.
> I'm trying to add, in the network configuration, a "shared physical device"
> more than the provided by default.

The network you are trying to build won't show up as a 'shared physical
device' fyi, it will show up as a virtual network. Shared physical
device basically means a bridge.

> I read the documentation [1] explaining how the xml network is structured.
> But, i didn't found how to build the xml to put it in the
> path /etc/libvirt/qemu/networks.
> Is it vith virsh ? If yes, how to do it ?

You will want to use the virsh net-* commands. So net-define,
net-start, etc.

- Cole

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