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Re: [libvirt-users] Network questions



On 16.11.2011 17:18, paul worner thomsonreuters com wrote:
> Hi all,
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> When creating a new network:
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> 1)    Is there a way to disable automatic spawning of dnsmasq on network
> creation?  I read that leaving out the <DHCP> section should accomplish
> this, but that is not what I am seeing.

You must change the forward type of the network from 'nat'/'route' to
either 'bridge' or 'none'.

> 
> 2)    Is there a way to disable automatic installation of iptables rules?

Yes, in 'nat'/'route' forward type libvirt automatically inserts
iptables rules. So if you wanna change this, change the forward type.
> 
> 3)    For that matter, what is the purpose of the default iptables rule
> set?  Doesn’t line 3 let all traffic pass anyway?
> 

Yes it does.

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> Thanks,
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> Paul
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> Running libvirt 0.9.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 server.
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> Here’s the libvirt network config:
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> *RAW CONFIG*
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> <network>
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>   <name>test</name>
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>   <bridge name="virbr%d" stp="off" delay="0"/>
> 
>   <forward mode="route"/>
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>   <ip address="192.168.0.1" netmask="255.255.255.0">
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>   </ip>
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> </network>
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> *COMMAND*
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> virsh net-create test.xml
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> *RESULTS*
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> virsh net-dumpxml test
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> <network>
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>   <name>test</name>
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>   <uuid>2eff5e7f-847a-1fbf-ec82-01a46ef0f6c2</uuid>
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>   <forward mode='route'/>
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>   <bridge name='virbr3' stp='off' delay='0' />
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>   <mac address='52:54:00:47:E6:15'/>
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>   <ip address='192.168.0.1' netmask='255.255.255.0'>
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>   </ip>
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> </network
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> * *
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> ps aux | grep dns
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> nobody    4391  0.0  0.0  21616   916 ?        S    09:45   0:00 dnsmasq
> --strict-order --bind-interfaces
> --pid-file=/var/run/libvirt/network/test.pid --conf-file=
> --except-interface lo --listen-address 192.168.0.1
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> iptables -L --line-numbers
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> Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT)
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> num  target     prot opt source               destination        
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> 1    ACCEPT     all  --  anywhere             192.168.0.0/24     
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> 2    ACCEPT     all  --  192.168.0.0/24       anywhere           
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> 3    ACCEPT     all  --  anywhere             anywhere           
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> 4    REJECT     all  --  anywhere             anywhere           
> reject-with icmp-port-unreachable
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> 5    REJECT     all  --  anywhere             anywhere           
> reject-with icmp-port-unreachable
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