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Proxmox Cookbook by Wasim Ahmed

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Configuring VLAN

A Virtual LAN (VLAN) is a network standard based on 802.1q to create a logical partition on the same network interface to isolate traffic for multiple networks. In this recipe, we will see how to configure VLAN in Proxmox networking.

Getting ready

In order for a VLAN to work, the physical switch in a network environment must be VLAN capable. Almost all smart and managed switches have VLAN capability. Check your switch manual before configuring VLAN in Proxmox. The following screenshot shows the management panel of Netgear GS748T, which is a 48 port Gigabit smart switch with VLAN ability:

Getting ready

Each VLAN is assigned a unique integer number ...

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