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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Creating a Subnet using OpenStack CLI

Similar to the CLI commands to create a Network, the next recipe will explore the CLI command to create a Subnet. The key aspect of the CLI commands for Subnet creation is that a Network Name is a mandatory attribute.

Getting ready

You will need the following information to get started:

  • The login credentials for SSH to a node where the Neutron client packages are installed
  • A shell RC file that initializes the environment variables for CLI

How to do it…

The next set of steps will show you how to use Neutron CLI to create a Subnet:

  1. Using the appropriate credentials, SSH into the OpenStack node where the Neutron client software packages are installed.
  2. Source the shell RC file to initialize the environment variables required ...

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