VirtualBox

Ticket #3990 (new enhancement)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

VLAN support

Reported by: tarax Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: network
Version: VirtualBox 2.2.2 Keywords: vlan intnet
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

Hi,

It would be great that, Internal Networking mode at least, supports VLANs. This would avoid creating as many IntNets as needed (V)LANs wich, with a maximum number of 8, can be rapidly limiting.

You can look at the following post for a scenario.

 http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?p=75416

Thank you for this great piece of software

Bests

Change History

comment:1 follow-up: ↓ 2 Changed 4 years ago by Technologov

Do you mean 802.1Q VLANs with tagging ? Or something else?

-Technologov

comment:2 in reply to: ↑ 1 Changed 4 years ago by tarax

Hi,

And first, sorry for the late reply, every day work has kept me too far from virtualization fun last months...

Replying to Technologov:

Do you mean 802.1Q VLANs with tagging ? Or something else?

Actually, yes, that's what I mean. It would be wonderfull if internal networking could behave just like a featureful virtual switch.

As an example, I came to need this feature because I wanted to build a virtual infrastructure learning/dev lab with a central switch and segmented in several networks based on 802.1Q VLANs.

Thanks for your interest Bests

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