Harvester provides a fixed virtual IP (VIP) as the management address. Users can see the management address on the console dashboard after installation.
The management address has two usages.
Allow users to access the Harvester UI via
Used by the other nodes to join the cluster.
Users can specify the VIP during installation. It can either be configured via DHCP or assigned a static one.
Note: In PXE boot, Harvester does not support setting the VIP via DHCP. It will be addressed in the next release. Issue: https://github.com/harvester/harvester/issues/1410