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Individual IP routing in CentOS/KVM/Libvirt with Port Security

Note: if all your IPs are in the same subnet, you’d be better off using the instructions in this post. Introduction Generally when hosting VMs on publically accessible IPs, we create a network bridge and add the host’s network interface … Continue reading

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Routed (non-bridged) setup for KVM & libvirt (avoids port security) – Method 2: Routed subnet

Note: if you’re working with multiple individual IPs each in their own subnet, you’re better off referring to this post. Introduction Generally when hosting VMs on publically accessible IPs, we create a network bridge and add the host’s network interface … Continue reading

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Better LVM (Logical Volume Management) for KVM guests

Foreword: This post is aimed at advanced users and expects you to already understand LVM and virtualization (although all commands needed are shown). Summary: What follows is an explanation of how, and why, you should do what I call hybrid … Continue reading

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Routed (non-bridged) setup for KVM & libvirt (avoids port security) – Method 1: proxy_arp

Note: this method has been largely┬ásuperseded by the one described in┬áthis post. The advantage of the newer method is easier setup and working DHCP. Original Post The default set up for virtual machines involving setting up a bridge, and having … Continue reading

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