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When i install a new vm it fetches its IP from the DHCP server already setup when we install kvm. I am maintaining list of vm mac-addresses and there corresponding IPs (that should be assigned) in my external DHCP server. I want that vm to get its IP form the external server. Anybody please list out the discrete steps required for the above.

Thanks in advance

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migrated from stackoverflow.com Feb 17 '11 at 14:54

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You have to use bridge networking and not the default one (NAT). The bridge should contain the external interface where your DHCP server is already running.

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