Flat Network & External Network
- Create a Flat shared Network name dclessons-sha-flat1 with subnet name dclessons-flatsubnet4 for subnet 126.96.36.199/24
- Create a Flat external network name dclessons-ext-flat2 with subnet name dclessons-extsubnet5 for subnet 188.8.131.52/24
Flat network is another network type supported by OpenStack, it is very much useful when tenant network isolation is not mandatory and it also access to centralized storage for all instance using dedicated physical interface.
To create Falt network we have to edit the ml2_conf.ini file with following commands.
Now press Ctrl+W to search ml2 and edit the following marked in bold
Again press Ctrl+W and search ml2_type_flat and edit the following:
Now once done , restart the neuton service.