[Samba] CTDB public_addresses and EC2 ENI

Martin Schwenke martin at meltin.net
Thu Dec 3 22:04:21 UTC 2020

Hi Bob,

On Tue, 1 Dec 2020 11:29:15 -0500, Robert Buck via samba
<samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> *Question: *Is it even possible to set up public_addresses in EC2?
> When I create an ENI and attach it to the instance, the act of creation of
> the ENI requires an IP assigned statically. After that I create an ELB over
> the address range with port 445.
> When I set up the public_addresses file with a known set of unused
> addresses I get errors such as the following:
> Assigned IP not on an interface
> Has anyone gotten this working on EC2? If so, how were you able to get it
> working?

Do you have other options if you can't get this working?

I wondered about LVS instead of public IP addresses (VIPs).  However,
it still required 1 extra IP address that can be manipulated.

peace & happiness,

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