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OpenStack Networking Essentials by James Denton

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Appendix A. Configuring VirtualBox

The examples provided in this book rely on an installation of OpenStack on a single virtual machine connected to three virtual networks built out in VirtualBox. This appendix is meant to assist with the setup of a virtual environment using VirtualBox so that many of the examples throughout the book can be followed. This appendix covers VirtualBox 5.0.x configuration on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).

Configuring VirtualBox networking

When configuring the OpenStack environment within VirtualBox, the following networks are required:

Network Type

Name

Network

Adapter Address

DHCP

NAT

<default>

<default>

<default>

Yes

Host-only

vboxnet0

10.254.254.0/24

10.254.254.1

No

Host-only

vboxnet1

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