Management node network settings

On the Network Settings tab of the per-node UI from the management node, you can modify the management node network interface fields.

Method
The method used to configure the interface. Possible methods are:
  • loopback: Used to define the IPv4 loopback interface.
  • manual: Used to define interfaces for which no configuration is done by default.
  • dhcp: Used to obtain an IP address via DHCP.
  • static: Used to define Ethernet interfaces with statically allocated IPv4 addresses.
Link Speed
The speed negotiated by the virtual NIC.
IPv4 Address
The IPv4 address for the eth0 network.
IPv4 Subnet Mask
Address subdivisions of the IPv4 network.
IPv4 Gateway Address
Router network address to send packets out of the local network.
IPv6 Address
The IPv6 address for the eth0 network.
Attention: This functionality is not supported for the Element software 11.3 version of the management node.
IPv6 Gateway Address
Router network address to send packets out of the local network.
Attention: This functionality is not supported for the Element software 11.3 version of the management node.
MTU
Largest packet size that a network protocol can transmit. Must be greater than or equal to 1500. If you add a second storage NIC, the value should be 9000.
DNS Servers
Network interface used for cluster communication.
Search Domains
Search for additional MAC addresses available to the system.
Status
Possible values:
  • UpAndRunning
  • Down
  • Up
Routes
Static routes to specific hosts or networks via the associated interface the routes are configured to use.