With the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard, you can create logical routers. You use logical routers to connect the networks in your OpenStack deployment.

1

Log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.

2

Select the project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.

3

Select Project > Network > Routers.

The Routers page lists the routers that are currently configured.

4

Click Create Router.

5

Provide a name for the router and click Create Router.

The new router appears in the list on the Routers page. You can now complete the router configuration.

6

Click Set Gateway in the Actions column of the new router.

7

Select a network from the drop-down menu, and click Set Gateway.

The Router Name and Router ID text boxes are automatically populated.

8

Connect the router to a private network.

a

Click the router name on the Routers page.

b

Click Add Interface.

c

Select a subnet from the drop-down menu.

d

(Optional) Enter the router interface IP address for the selected subnet.

If you do not set this value, the first host IP address in the subnet is used by default.

e

Click Add Interface.

You successfully created the router. You can view the new topology on the Network Topology page.