You can create tenant logical networks on the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.

Note: VMware Integrated OpenStack does not support a tenant network with VDS networking.


  1. Log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.
  2. Select your project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.
  3. Select Project > Network > Networks.
  4. Click Create Network and enter the desired configuration.
    Option Description
    Network Name

    Enter a name for the tenant network.

    Enable Admin State

    Select the checkbox to enable the network. The network cannot be used while the admin state is down.


    Select the checkbox to allow the network to be used by multiple projects.

    Create Subnet

    Select the checkbox to use this wizard to create a subnet in the network.

    Availability Zone Hints

    Select an availability zone to create the network in that zone.

  5. If you selected Create Subnet, click Next and enter the desired subnet configuration.
    Option Description
    Subnet Name

    Enter a name for the subnet.

    Network Address

    Enter the network address of the subnet in CIDR format (for example,

    IP Version

    Select IPv4 or IPv6.

    Gateway IP

    Enter the IP address of the network gateway.

    If you do not enter a value, the first IP address in the subnet is used. If you do not want a gateway on the network, select Disable Gateway.

  6. Click Next and specify additional attributes for the subnet.
    Option Description
    Enable DHCP

    Select the checkbox to enable DHCP on the network.

    Allocation Pools

    Enter IP address pools from which to allocate the IP addresses of virtual machines created on the network.

    Enter each pool on a separate line as two IP addresses separated by a comma (for example,, If you do not specify any IP address pools, the entire subnet is available for allocation.

    DNS Name Servers

    Enter the IP addresses of DNS servers to use on the subnet.

    Enter each IP address on a separate line.

    Host Routes

    Enter additional routes to advertise to the hosts on the subnet.

    Enter routes as the destination IP address in CIDR format and the next hop separated by a comma (for example,,

  7. Click Create.


The network is created and displayed in the table below.

What to do next

In the Actions column, you can add more subnets to the network, edit its configuration, or delete it.