[one-users] OVH (So You Start) + OpenNebula + 1 IP

Pablo Hinojosa Nava pablohn6 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 20:53:46 PDT 2014

Hi all,

I am having problems trying to set up an OpenNebula host to virtualize with
I have bought a dedicated server with OVH (So You Start) with 1 publlc IP.
The public IP is on eth0 interface and each time I try to create a Linux
bridge (as is suggested during the installation
) I got frozen the SSH connection.
If I edit the file /etc/network/interfaces, then I run
/etc/init.d/networking restart and it seems the server does not do
anything. If I restart the server with changes made, I cannot recover the
connection and I have to reinstall the operating system.
If I try to create the bridge by hand, I the same problem (connection lost)
when I try to add the bridge to the public network interface (etc0).

It seems OVH use Mac Filtering switches, so that could be the reason.
I could buy a block of 8 or 16 IPs, but it does not change way to configure

Should I use NAT? should I use virbr0?
Does anybody have experience with OVH?
Do you know what is happening?

By the way, I have phoned OVH support and they told me "Ubuntu is not to


Pablo Hinojosa.
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