Neutron offers a number of commands that can be used to create and manage floating IPs. The primary commands associated with floating IPs include:
If you recall from previous chapters, IP addresses are not assigned directly to instances. Instead, an IP address is associated with a Neutron port, and that port is logically mapped to the virtual tap interface that connects instances to the network.
A floating IP, when used, is associated with a Neutron port. To create a floating IP from within the CLI, use the Neutron
floatingip-create command as follows:
Syntax: floatingip-create [--tenant-id ...