MetalLB Controller

juju deploy containers-metallb-controller
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Channel Version Revision Published Runs on
latest/stable 20 20 16 Dec 2021
Ubuntu 20.04
latest/candidate 18 18 03 May 2021
Ubuntu 20.04
latest/beta 20 20 13 Dec 2021
Ubuntu 20.04
latest/edge 19 19 07 Oct 2021
Ubuntu 20.04


  • iprange | string


    For the Layer 2 Configuration only. This is the IP range from which MetalLB will have control over and choose IPs from to distribute to kubernetes services requesting an external IP of type Load Balancer. The ip range can be specified as a range (i.e") or as a CIDR (i.e "") To be able to specify more than one ip pool, only the CIDR notation can be used (i.e ",").

  • protocol | string

    Default: layer2

    Type of configuration to use to announce service IPs. Upstream MetalLB supports both Layer 2 and BGP configuration. This charm currently only support the option 'layer2'. The layer 2 configuration works by responding to ARP requests on your local network directly, to give the machine's MAC address to clients.