[fedora-virt] F-11 libvirt no longer creating firewall/iptables rules for virtual network?

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Fri Jul 3 15:59:59 UTC 2009

Hi Jonathan,

On Thu, 2009-06-25 at 19:43 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> Hi there,
> I've recently installed F-11 and am having a problem with networking
> between the host and guest with the default network configuration -
> specifically that the iptables rules for virbr0 are not being inserted
> by libvirt as they used to be under F-10.
> I am using the default configuration of the firewall as shipped with
> F-11. The guest instance is a windowsXP image created under F-10 - I
> simply recreated the cconfig files by "creating" a new guest under
> virt-manager and pointing it to the disk image file. The guest boots
> up fine, but no networking. The output of iptables -L doesn't contain
> any reference to virbr0 or vnet0 (the latter automatically created
> when starting the guest OS) - I have confirmed virbr0 and vnet0 are
> present using ifconfig.. In case it's relevant this machine is using
> NetworkManager and has a single wired ethernet adapter configured with
> a static IP.
> Any suggestions on how I can debug further ?

Did you figure out what the issue here was?


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