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  • 1.  Explanation of VGT

    Posted Jun 09, 2020 04:14 PM

    Hi there,

    I believe I have a decent understanding of VGT. I've used VST at my previous employer, but inherited a system that is exclusively using VGT. So I get the whole vlan id 4095 setup for a standard vswitch and the trunking is correct on the physical switch. However, I'm not finding much documentation on the setup on the VM itself. Would I need to do Nic Teaming? I really just need a verification of what VMware means by "configure the vlan on the guest ethernet settings".

  • 2.  RE: Explanation of VGT

    Posted Jun 09, 2020 04:23 PM

    Your sending the tags to the guest os, instead of the vswitch removing them, so you would treat it like you would a physical server that would need to work on that vlan.  For example for redhat

    How to configure a VLAN in Linux | Enable Sysadmin

    You should create a sub interface.