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Proxmox Cookbook by Wasim Ahmed

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Configuring a bridge

In this recipe, we are going to see what a bridge is in Proxmox networking, and how to configure it to create a virtual network of VMs.

Getting ready

A bridge is a virtual implementation of a physical network switch. Virtual machines can be connected to a bridge much in the same way that a physical computer can be connected to a network switch to communicate with other network devices. The naming term for a bridge interface is vmbrX, where X can be an integer number from 0 to maximum of 4096. By default, a new Proxmox installation creates a bridge named vmbr0 in each node.

Each bridge can be attached to a physical network interface of a node or without it. A bridge configured without any physical network interface cannot direct ...

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