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Ubuntu Server Cookbook by Uday R. Sawant

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Networking with LXD

In this recipe, we will look at LXD network setup. By default, LXD creates an internal bridge network. Containers are set to access the Internet through Network Address Translation (NAT) but are not accessible from the Internet. We will learn to open a service on a container to the Internet, share a physical network with a host, and set a static IP address to a container.

Getting ready

As always, you will need access to the root account or an account with sudo privileges.

Make sure that you have created at least one container.

How to do it…

By default, LXD sets up a NAT network for containers. This is a private network attached to the lxdbr0 port on the host system. With this setup, containers get access to the Internet, but the ...

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