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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Manually disassociating floating IPs from instances

In our cloud environment, we have the ability to add and remove access to and from the instance publicly by adding or removing a floating IP address to or from it. This flexibility allows us to move services seamlessly between instances. To the outside world it would appear to be the same instance, as their access to it via that IP has not changed to them.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you are logged in to a client machine running euca2ools or Nova Client.

How to do it...

To disassociate a public (floating) address from an instance using euca2ools, carry out the following steps:

  1. We first list the instances in our environment, to identify the instance we wish to remove the public IP address ...

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