Error in configuring multiple networks using weave network driver plugin for docker

I am going through an article weave net driver and was trying my hands on it. I was able to use the default weavemesh driver for container-to-container communication on single host. The issue comes when i try to create multiple networks using weave network driver plugin. I get the following error.

[ankit@local-machine]$ docker network create -d weave netA
Error response from daemon: failed to parse pool request for address space "GlobalDefault" pool "" subpool "": cannot find address space GlobalDefault (most likely the backing datastore is not configured)

Now, as i understand from docker documentation at Getting Started with Docker Multi-host Networking , It needs a key value store to be configured. I was wondering if my understanding is correct? Is there any way to create multiple networks over weave network to achieve network isolation. I want to be able to segregate network traffic for one container from another container running on the same box.

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  • One Solution collect form web for “Error in configuring multiple networks using weave network driver plugin for docker”

    This issue asked:

    Did you start the docker daemon with –cluster-store?

    You need to pass peers ips to weave launch-router $peers when starting docker with --cluster-store and --cluster-advertise.

    The doc mentions:

    The Weave plugin actually provides two network drivers to Docker

    • one named weavemesh that can operate without a cluster store and
    • one named weave that can only work with one (like Docker’s overlay driver).

    Hence the need to Set up a key-value store first.

    If you are using the weave plugin, your understanding is correct.

    PR 1738 has more on the new weave 1.4+ ability to operate without a keystore with the weavemesh driver. Its doc does mention:

    If you do create additional networks using the weavemesh driver, containers attached to them will be able to communicate with containers attached to weave; there is no isolation between those networks.

    But PR 1742 is still open “Allow user to specify a subnet range for each docker host”.

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