For VMware Integrated OpenStack deployments that use VDS for networking, you must complete the deployment process by creating the Provider network in OpenStack.

Before you begin

Verify that VMware Integrated OpenStack was successfully deployed. You can do so by logging into the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, navigate to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.

    The URL is the Public Virtual IP address configured the deployment process.

  2. Log in as administrator.

    The default administrative username and password were configured during the deployment process.

  3. Select the default admin project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.
  4. Select Admin > System Panel > Networks.

    The Networks page lists the networks that are currently configured.

  5. Click Create Network.
  6. In the Create Network dialog box, configure the Provider network

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Enter a name for the network.

    Project

    Select the default admin project from the drop-down menu.

    Provider Network Type

    Select VLAN from the drop-down menu.

    Physical Network

    Enter dvs.

    Segmentation ID

    Enter the ID of the Provider VLAN. Contact your network administrator for this value.

  7. Select the Admin State option.
  8. Click Create Network.

Results

The Provider network now appears on the Networks page. This completes the VMware Integrated OpenStack deployment process.