» vcd_vapp_network

Allows to provision a vApp network and optionally connect it to an existing Org VDC network.

Supported in provider v2.1+

» Example Usage

resource "vcd_vapp_network" "vappNet" {
  org = "my-org" # Optional
  vdc = "my-vdc" # Optional

  name               = "my-net"
  vapp_name          = "my-vapp"
  gateway            = ""
  netmask            = ""
  dns1               = ""
  dns2               = ""
  dns_suffix         = "mybiz.biz"
  guest_vlan_allowed = true

  static_ip_pool {
    start_address = ""
    end_address   = ""

  dhcp_pool {
    start_address = ""
    end_address   = ""

» Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • org - (Optional; v2.0+) The name of organization to use, optional if defined at provider level. Useful when connected as sysadmin working across different organisations.
  • vdc - (Optional; v2.0+) The name of VDC to use, optional if defined at provider level.
  • name - (Required) A unique name for the network.
  • description - (Optional; v2.7+, vCD 9.5+) Description of vApp network
  • vapp_name - (Required) The vApp this network belongs to.
  • netmask - (Optional) The netmask for the new network. Default is
  • gateway (Required) The gateway for this network.
  • dns1 - (Optional) First DNS server to use.
  • dns2 - (Optional) Second DNS server to use.
  • dns_suffix - (Optional) A FQDN for the virtual machines on this network.
  • guest_vlan_allowed (Optional) True if Network allows guest VLAN tagging.
  • static_ip_pool - (Optional) A range of IPs permitted to be used as static IPs for virtual machines; see IP Pools below for details.
  • dhcp_pool - (Optional) A range of IPs to issue to virtual machines that don't have a static IP; see IP Pools below for details.
  • org_network_name - (Optional; v2.7+) An Org network name to which vApp network is connected. If not configured, then an isolated network is created.
  • retain_ip_mac_enabled - (Optional; v2.7+) Specifies whether the network resources such as IP/MAC of router will be retained across deployments. Default is false.

» IP Pools

Static IP Pools and DHCP Pools support the following attributes:

  • start_address - (Required) The first address in the IP Range.
  • end_address - (Required) The final address in the IP Range.

DHCP Pools additionally support the following attributes:

  • default_lease_time - (Optional) The default DHCP lease time to use. Defaults to 3600.
  • max_lease_time - (Optional) The maximum DHCP lease time to use. Defaults to 7200.
  • enabled - (Optional) Allows to enable or disable service. Default is true.

» Importing

An existing vApp Network can be imported into this resource via supplying the full dot separated path for vApp Network. An example is below:

terraform import vcd_vapp_network.imported org-name.vdc-name.vapp-name.network-name

NOTE: the default separator (.) can be changed using Provider.import_separator or variable VCD_IMPORT_SEPARATOR

The above command would import the vApp Network named network-name that is defined on vApp vapp-name which is configured in organization named my-org and VDC named my-org-vdc.