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11.5. Advanced Zone Physical Network Configuration

Within a zone that uses advanced networking, you need to tell the Management Server how the physical network is set up to carry different kinds of traffic in isolation.

11.5.1. Configure Guest Traffic in an Advanced Zone

These steps assume you have already logged in to the CloudStack UI. To configure the base guest network:
  1. In the left navigation, choose Infrastructure. On Zones, click View More, then click the zone to which you want to add a network.
  2. Click the Network tab.
  3. Click Add guest network.
    The Add guest network window is displayed:
    networksetupzone.png: Depicts network setup in a single zone
  4. Provide the following information:
    • Name. The name of the network. This will be user-visible
    • Display Text: The description of the network. This will be user-visible
    • Zone: The zone in which you are configuring the guest network.
    • Network offering: If the administrator has configured multiple network offerings, select the one you want to use for this network
    • Guest Gateway: The gateway that the guests should use
    • Guest Netmask: The netmask in use on the subnet the guests will use
  5. Click OK.

11.5.2. Configure Public Traffic in an Advanced Zone

In a zone that uses advanced networking, you need to configure at least one range of IP addresses for Internet traffic.