Network | Virtual Interface

POSTED BY Zevenet | 25 October, 2021

Virtual Interfaces allow the assignment of more than one IP address per each NIC, Bonding, and VLAN interface configured in the system. See below how to configure and manage Virtual Interfaces.

Virtual Interfaces List

The table below lists all the Virtual Interfaces configured in the system.

zevenet network virtual interfaces list

This is a brief description of the fields in the table below.

NAME. Name of the virtual interface.
ALIAS. Identifies the interface with an alias that can be easily accessed when configuring a farm or any other service.
IP. Network-layer IP address assigned. Supports IPv4 and IPv6.
MAC. Link-layer MAC address of the interface. It is inherited from the parent NIC interface.
NETMASK. The subnet mask of the parent NIC. It can only be configured if the IP address is configured too.
GATEWAY. Default gateway used by the virtual interface if configured. Inherited from the parent interface.
STATUS. The status of a given virtual interface. The available values are:

  • Green. If the virtual interface is UP.
  • Red. If the virtual interface is DOWN.

Actions. These are the actions to use when managing the Virtual Interfaces:

  • Create a Virtual Interface. This option redirects to the Virtual Interface creation form.
  • Bring up. Starts the interface.
  • Bring down. Shuts down the interface and stops it from accepting traffic.
  • Edit. Changes the virtual interface configuration like its IP address and its alias.
  • Delete. Clears the configuration and removes the virtual interface.
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