[Rdo-list] [RDO-Manager] IBM H-Chassis install bare metal

Marius Cornea marius at remote-lab.net
Mon Nov 9 16:25:56 UTC 2015


If I understand it correctly you could set up the undercloud 1G port
as trunk, use untagged frames for management and tagged for the
Chassis Internal Network VLAN.

Here are some instructions to set up a vlan tagged interface:


On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 3:45 PM, David Simmons <dsimmons at krozak.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am installing RDO via RDO-Manager on a set of IBM H-Chassis blades.  I
> need to configure the networking to perform the IPMI operations and PXE boot
> the overcloud nodes.  The problem I am trying to solve is to get the chassis
> AMM to correctly route the IPMI/PXE operations to the blades.  The IBM
> chassis requires all IPMI networking to use a VLAN that has  been specified
> as the Chassis Internal Network.  I have installed the undercloud on on
> blade on CentOS 7 and have been able to interact with the AMM and the blade
> IMMs on a vlan.   Where I am running into problems is when the undercloud
> configuration occurs I am no longer able to interact on the specified VLAN
> and lose access to the Chassis AMM.
> On each blade I have 4 network ports.  2 1G and 2 10G network switches.  I
> have installed CentOS on the undercloud and use 1  1G port as the
> management.  I have specified a 10G switch as the PXE/Management network.
> In the undercloud.conf file the 10G port is the port I have specified as the
> local interface.
> To use the IPMI interface it has to tag all packets with the Chassis
> Internal Network VLAN.  Are there any configuration tips that I can follow?
> Thanks,
> David Simmons
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