[virt-tools-list] virt-manager - iptables / firewall rules

Stefan Bauer stefan.bauer at plzk.de
Thu Feb 11 19:15:37 UTC 2010

Cole Robinson wrote:
> Sorry, I did not realize you had created virtual machines that were
> actually using the default network. If you don't want libvirt messing
> with IP tables, you basically can't use virtual networking and will need
> to use a network bridge instead.

It was just some testing environment. Good to know, what a virtual 
network is in redhat terminology :)

> You can set up a network bridge with the steps here:
> http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Networking#Bridged_networking_.28aka_.22shared_physical_device.22.29

Thank you for pointing me in the right direction. That wiki is very 
helpful to me.

> And then attach the bridge based network to your guest using
> virt-manager: Details-> Add Hardware -> Network ->Shared physical device

I will give that a try.


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