Assigning secondary IP address using Cloud-Init

Loredo

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Hi,

I would like to assign secondary IP addresses to a single network device using the cloud-init configuration.
I can read from the specification that this is possible to do. However, the Proxmox API and frontend does not allow to enter more than a single IP address. It would be great to allow multiple IP's using a comma separated list type. Shouldn't be too hard to loop through it and put this to the 50-cloud-init.yaml file in the correct format.

Sadly no public source code seems to be available so I can't provide a patch to you guys :-(
May I ask if you could put this into your backlog?

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Meanwhile, I was looking for a workaround by manually putting a file somewhere within the image. Ideally that would be a single command like

Code:
ip address add 192.168.6.2/32 dev eth0
but it seems I am unable to find the right point to put this. Tried to use a file in /etc/cloud/cloud.cfg.d/10_network_aliases.cfg like this:

Code:
runcmd:
 - [ ip address add 192.168.1.2/32 dev eth0 ]
without success. Any ideas besides waiting for the feature improvement in the Proxmox code?


Many thanks,
Julian
 
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rhonda

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Loredo

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Feb 21, 2012
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I did read the documentation, it doesn't say anything about multiple IP address assignment. Trying to put multiple "ip=" settings into the ---ipconfigX parameter would result in an error message stating only a single "ip=" setting may be used.

Thanks for pointing me to the dev info, Google did not give me that page or other information about the repo. Will have a look but not sure if a patch could be developed being new to the code structure. If you can, I would still appreciate to have that as part of the official backlog.
 

rhonda

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Out of curiosity, do you remember what you googled with? Maybe we can try to improve on that grounds. And thanks for sending patches in already. :)
 

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