VMware vSphere Labs – Foundations – Networking Considerations and Design
This how to will go into some detail of the Networking consideration for your VMware Lab. It’s all in what you want to do.
This video addresses those considerations and provides some details on how you may want to do that. If you want some resources for particular lab setup head on to the bottom.
Another Lovely Video 🙂
Networking (As seen in the video if you want to reproduce 🙂
- Management Stack for vCloud :
- Production stack for tenants:
- VMnet1 192.168.240.xxx – ESXi Management Host-Only (isolated for security )
- VMNET2 192.168.238.xxx – iSCSI (vmkernal port group and NFS will be shared)
- VMNET3 192.168.237.xxx – vMotion
- VMNET4 192.168.5.xxx – VM Networks for ESXi host
VMnet8 192.168.4.xxx – Production-MGMT
.10 = Domain Controllers
.20 = vCenter Servers (2 interfaces one for ESXi MGMT and Production)
.30 = All Other systems
- VMNET5 192.168.120.xxx – vCloud Mgmt
Other Wonderful Links on vSphere Labs and Networking Design included are SRM and vCloud Director Setups:
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Posted on February 16, 2012, in VCP 5, VMware vSphere Lab, vSphere 4, vSphere 5, vSphere Lab and tagged Guide, how to, Networking, Tutorial, VCP 5 Lab, Virtual Network Editor, VMware, vsphere 4, vsphere 5, Workstation 7, workstation 8. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.