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Promiscous mode on vmware workstation

I am trying to do the network setup in the openstack configuration on 3 Ubuntu vm with vmware workstation, but in order to work I get the following indication : If you are building your OpenStack ...
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How do I give label to vSwitches on VMWare?

I've searched extensively trying to name the vSwitches that I create, but all I can name them are "vSwitchX" where x= some number. How do I give these switches names? I'm using the Web Client. ...
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Emulate VMware vswitch on KVM [duplicate]

I'm wondering how I would go about emulating how a standard vswitch works in KVM. In VMware you have the following: vmnic -> vswitch(tagged) -> port group (untagged) So all traffic going to the ...
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Automating Configuration of VMware's vSwitch (OpenStack/libvirt/Nova)

There's a lot of talk now about VMware integrating with OpenStack now. I've noticed that Nova network service is working with VMware's standard and vDS. Deploying a full OpenStack instance is not ...
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Esx 5.5 how to link vswitch1 with vswitch0?

I am not so good in virtual networking. The problem that I'm facing now is, I have 2 vswitches, vswitch1 and vswitch0. Vswitch0 has internet access and public ip. Vswitch1 has no adapter and has been ...
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Multiple subnets on VMware host

I have two VMware vSphere 5.1 hosts. Each host is connected via a switch to gateway 192.168.20.1. Currently both hosts have their vSwitches using network 192.168.20.0. I'd like to have the two ...
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Can you change the virtual NIC type after building a VM?

When building a VM, you can select which virtual device type you would like a vNIC to be (E1000, VMXNET3, etc). After the VM is created, can you change the type of vNIC in use on a given connection ...
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VMWare vSwitch VLAN IDs and tagged/untagged ports

Similar to this question: What happens when a port is configured as ACCESS and is a part of VLAN 'X' and we get a packet of VLAN 'Y' on that port? Will the switch drop it or it will add a VLAN ...
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VMware ESX: Unable to delete PortGroup. 1 active ports

At work we have an ESX 4.1 cluster with some vlan's (Port Groups) configured on a vswitch on each host. A lot of these port groups aren't in use anymore so we decided to clean them up. We don't have ...
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Is Open vSwitch necessary for my setup?

I've been considering moving my VMware-based dedicated server to Linux using KVM/QEMU. The only major hurdle remaining is networking. My current setup is: NIC <---> Public vSwitch <---> ...
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VMware vSwitch and double tagging (QinQ)

I'm experiencing an issue while trying to pass double tagged through a vSwitch. A physical interface on the VMWare host machine is receiving double tagged traffic - the outer tag differentiates ...
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How to connect two vswitches in vsphere client 5? [closed]

We just had a server installed and the guy doing the installation put our server, internet access etc on one vswitch and then connected the other to our storage server, which obviously our VMs need to ...
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Hyper-V swich, give internal network access to Internet on Win 8

I'm running a lab environment on my W8 laptop, using Hyper-V. I've set up a virtual switch that's internal, but I would prefer to give the internal machines access to the internet. Ok, why not an ...
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Can 2 VMs communicate if not on the same vSwitch?

I have two vSwitches like this: On vSwitch0, I have 3 VMs. On vSwitch1, I have 1 VM. I want to know if it is possible for the VM on vSwitch1 to communicate with a VM on vSwitch0 without going ...
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vSwitch configuration with 12 uplinks

I have been doing a lot of research on vSwitch configurations, but I think I am more confused now after all of the reading that I have done. So here is my situation 3 ESX Hosts (12 nics each), 1 ...
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Hyper V 3 Server Core install VM will not route through physical NIC

I have installed Hyper V 3 Core. I created a windows server 2012 vm with a static IP address connected to an external vswitch which was binded to a separate physical NIC than what the management ...
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Block DHCP brodcasts with vSwitch

Is there a setting on a ESXi 5 vSwitch that will make it so DHCP broadcasts aren't forwarded to the rest of the network? I have a small micro server I'm testing some things out and I'd like a DHCP ...