Setup Multiple vNICs on an OpenStack-Based Ubuntu 18.04 VM

Setup Multiple vNICs on an OpenStack-Based Ubuntu 18.04 VM

Introduction If you need to add a secondary vNIC to an existing OpenStack-based Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine (VM), here’s a handy guide. There are some ways this process can vary, but using the steps below will help you keep all your vNICs intact–even through a restoration process. Check out how below: Prerequisites Before you begin,…

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Setup multiple vNICs on an OpenStack-based CentOS VM

Setup multiple vNICs on an OpenStack-based CentOS VM

Introduction Sometimes, you need an external Internet-facing floating IP (FIP) for your existing OpenStack-based CentOS VM with an internal network interface. However, since the VM is going to be in use, getting rid of the old internal-facing network interface may not be possible. This can be because data is already flowing to it, or for…

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Openstack VM Rebuild with Same IP Address

Openstack VM Rebuild with Same IP AddressManual OpenStack Backups

Introduction Oops! You accidentally created an ephemeral virtual machine (VM) instead of a volume-backed one! On top of that, it’s already in production and you don’t want to start fresh or have to deal with updating host inventories. Relax! There’s a way out! It’s a somewhat painful, but recoverable, way out. Check it out below:…

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Manual OpenStack Backups

Openstack VM Rebuild with Same IP AddressManual OpenStack Backups

Introduction Awnix’s ARChive is great at completing backups and retaining project and server data. That being said, there are many pieces to the program that enable ARChive to do its main job of backing up your data. ARChive – a quick overview of how ARChive completes automatic backups First, when it’s time for a backup…

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