DHCP and Nebula

Der Harry

Active Member
Sep 9, 2023
Hint: Nebula != Open Nebula

Hello greetings,

I am experimenting with Nebula (https://github.com/slackhq/nebula) in order to create an overlay network for VM that are distributed over multiple Proxmox Machines on several locations.

I would like to add DHCP to the internal bridges that should be aware of nebula. What is the best solution?

A) Put the DHCP to the lighthouse machine

B) Create a /24 network and have a “per Proxmox” DHCP Server and use nebula to add them to the main network?

C) Is there anything much cooler than nebula that runs out of the box?
Nebula != SDN :) that's an advantage and also a disadvantage.

Pro: It works with "anything else" << That's why I got an attention to Nebula.
Con: SDN is much simpler to script and to install and is supported in pmox.


For the DHCP (with SDN): A VM with a HA DHCP might be also an option. I want to try this.

Thx for your nice info that we might get something out of the box!


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