Getting the DHCP-assigned IP from a cloud-init clone


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Jul 21, 2018
I followed the instructions here and it worked as expected but I can't see the IP address assigned to the instance since it was assigned by DHCP. I can't SSH to this machine if I don't know the IP address. Obviously, accessing the console doesn't work. I ticked the "Qemu Agent" checkbox in the Options of the template. I can also confirm that "Qemu Agent' is checked on the cloned instance. However, the Summary page says that the agent is not running.
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did you install the qemu-agent in the template/vm? enabling the checkbox only tells pve that the agent is installed, but this has to be done by yourself


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