[libvirt-users] How to dedicate a NIC for VM traffic without assigning it an IP

RaSca rasca at miamammausalinux.org
Wed Sep 7 13:40:19 UTC 2011

Il giorno Mer 07 Set 2011 15:31:45 CEST, Albert Chin ha scritto:
> I am testing out a new server with RHEL6 running KVM. We have a few
> NICs on the server, one of which we would like to dedicate to network
> traffic to/from the virtual guests. Is it possible to do this without
> assigning an IP address to the NIC? We're currently doing something
> like this with Vmware Server, HP's HPVM for HP-UX/IA, and IBM's
> PowerVM for AIX.

For a similar situation I've used vlan tagging, declaring the interface 
as follows:

auto eth0.111
iface eth0.111 inet static
         vlan_raw_device eth1

And so on for the other networks.


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