[Libvir] Re: [et-mgmt-tools] [RFE] virtual networks without DHCP

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Apr 28 07:52:12 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 02:57:54PM +0200, Geert Jansen wrote:
> I think it would be nice if it were possible to create a virtual network 
> with virt-manager without DHCP and DNS services. This is useful when you 
> want to use a host-only network for testing a setup that includes a DHCP 
> server.
> I am not sure whether this is a limitation in virt-manager or in libvirt.

It's a libvirt thing.  Replies redirected to libvir-list.

My understanding is that if the network doesn't contain a <ip...>
element in the network XML then no DHCP server will be created.



Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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