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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Associating a Port to an instance using OpenStack CLI

The previous recipe showed you how to create a Port using CLI. The next recipe shows you how we can use an existing Port as part of the instance creation command.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will have to identify the Port that you want to associate with an instance. For the instance creation itself, the software image needs to be identified.

How to do it…

The next set of steps will show you how to use the Nova and Neutron CLI commands to create an instance that uses an existing Port:

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

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