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container

container—Configure a vSmart controller as a container within a vContainer host (on vContainer hosts only).

Command Hierarchy

container
  instance instance-name
    allow-address ip-addresses
    description "text"
    image image-name
    interface interface-name
      host-ip-address prefix/length
    memory megabytes
    [no] shutdown

Options

Address or Addresses of the Container Instance
allow-address ip-addresses
Address or addresses of the container instance. You can specify up to 64 IPv4 addresses. If you configure multiple allow-address commands, the IP addresses are cumulative. That is, a second allow-address command does not overwrite the addresses that you configured with the first allow-address command. To delete a single IP addresses from the list of allowed addresses, use the no allow-address ip-addresscommand.
Enable or Disable the Instance
[no shutdown
To enable a container instance, use the no shutdown command. To disable a container instance, use the shutdown command.
Image To Use on the vSmart Controller
image image-name
Name of the Viptela software image to use on the vSmart controller. This image must already be installed on the vContainer host.
Instance Description
description "text"
Text description of the container instance. The text can be a maximum of 32 characters. If it includes spaces, enclose the entire string in quotation marks (" ").
Instance Name
instance instance-name
Name of the instance. It can be a string up to 32 characters long.
Interface Associated with the Instance
interface interface-name
  host-ip-address ip-address
Name of the interface associated with the container instance and the interface's IP address. Specify interface-name in the format ethnumber, where number is an integer starting with 0.
Memory To Allocate to the Instance
memory megabytes
Amount of memory to allocate to the container instance.
Range: 256 through 16384 MB
Default: 512 MB

Example

Configure IP address lists, and configure containers for three vSmart controllers on a container host:

vContainer# show running-config container
container
 instance first_vsmart
  image    16.2.0
  no shutdown
  memory   512
  interface eth0
   host-ip-address 10.0.1.25
  !
 !
 instance second_vsmart
  image    16.2.0
  no shutdown
  memory   512
  interface eth0
   host-ip-address 10.0.1.26
  !
 !
 instance vm10
  image    16.2.0
  no shutdown
  memory   512
  interface eth0
   host-ip-address 10.0.1.30
  !
  interface eth1
   host-ip-address 10.0.12.20
  !
  interface eth2
   host-ip-address 10.2.2.20
  !
 !
!
vpn 0
 interface eth1
  ip address-list 10.0.1.25/24
  ip address-list 10.0.1.26/24
  ip address-list 10.0.1.27/24
  ip address-list 10.0.1.30/24
  ip static-route 0.0.0.0/0 10.0.1.1
  no shutdown
 !
 interface eth2
  ip address-list 10.2.2.20/24
  ip address-list 10.2.2.25/24
  ip address-list 10.2.2.26/24
  ip address-list 10.2.2.27/24
  ip static-route 0.0.0.0/0 10.2.2.1
  no shutdown
 !
 interface eth3
  ip address-list 10.0.12.20/24
  ip static-route 0.0.0.0/0 10.0.12.13
  no shutdown
 !
!
vpn 512
 interface eth0
  ip dhcp-client
  no shutdown
 !
!

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.2.​
In Release 16.3.2, add allow-address command.

Additional Information

ip address-list

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