Description

This article describes how to add a Server to a VLAN in a MCP 2.0 Data Center

Prerequisites:

  1. VLANs are only available in MCP 2.0 Data Center locations. For an overview, see Understanding MCP 1.0 vs. MCP 2.0 Data Center Locations
  2. Must have deployed a Network Domain. See How to Deploy a Network Domain in a MCP 2.0 Data Center Location
  3. Must have deployed a VLAN. See How to Deploy a VLAN on a Network Domain
  4. Must have deployed at least one Server. See How to Deploy a Cloud Server from a Guest OS Customization Image

Content / Solution:

  1. From the Home page, click on the MCP 2.0 Data Center location where the VLAN to which you want to add a Server is located:


  2. From the Data Center dashboard, click on the Network Domain where the VLAN to which you want to add a Server is located:

     

  3. The Network Domain dashboard will be displayed. Click on the VLANs and Servers tab:

     

  4. Click on the manage gear for the VLAN on which you want to add a Server, then select Assign Server to VLAN from the drop-down menu:


  5. The Add NIC / Add Server to VLAN dialog will be displayed:

     

  6. Enter the Name or IPv4 Address of the Server you want to add to the VLAN:

    Note: The system will display suggestions as you type.
     
  7. The system will automatically populate the IPv4 address field with the next available IPv4 address.
    You can select a different IPv4 by typing in the desired address. The system will populate a list of suggestions:

     

  8. Once the form has been filled out, click Add NIC to Server:

     

  9. The system will display a message stating that the operation is in progress:

    Note: It may take several seconds to complete this operation.
     
  10. If you expand the VLAN view, you will see that the operation is in progress:


  11. Once the operation is complete the System will display a success message:


  12. The Server will be added to the VLAN:

    Note:  indicates that a Server is the Primary NIC within a VLAN.