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Re: [Xen-users] network access to dom0 in network driver domain

On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 03:44:14PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-05-15 at 19:57 +0530, Ravindra Kumar Naik wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 
> > I want to create a driver domain by assigning the NIC device to a
> > domU. Since I have single NIC, dom0 has no network access once the NIC
> > device is assgined to domU.
> > 
> > 
> > Is is possible to route dom0 traffic through the driver domain, so
> > dom0 can access the outside network? I am not sure if it is supported
> > by xen.
> I think you should be able to attach a vif (backended on the driver
> domain) to dom0 just like you do to a domU.
> I think you pass essentially the same syntax as you have in your guest
> cfg file to "xl vif-attach 0 <stuff>".

Yes this works.  Some of the other network tools don't work nicely though when 
other domUs use a different 
backend other than dom0.  e.g. (from memory) xl network-list 0 won't show you 
the interface.


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