Virtual Networks -- Chapter 8 of VMware Server and VMware Player

Learn about the advantages of virtual networks, and how VMnets are used in Chapter 8 of VMware Server and VMware Player. After reading this you will be able to change the network adapter in the configuration file; understand how to do adapter teaming, fault tolerance and load balancing; and learn about everything from dedicated LAN connections and virtual LANs to host-only and NAT networks.

About this chapter: Learn about the advantages of virtual networks, and how VMnets are used in Chapter 8 of "VMware Server and VMware Player." After reading this you will be able to change the network adapter in the configuration file; understand how to do adapter teaming, fault tolerance and load balancing; and learn about everything from dedicated LAN connections and virtual LANs to host-only and NAT networks.

About this book: If you've ever wanted to understand the buzz around virtualization then this book is for you. For both the professional and the personal user, it gives a solid overview including all the necessary user tips. Offering a great introduction into this complex area, this book will answer all your questions. From installation to the choice of the right hardware, from creation to configuration, it's all inside. Basics, concepts, and designs are clearly presented in a way that is easy to understand. Whether you are a system administrator or engineer, a user of VMware GSX, or simply interested in virtualization, this book is all you need.

Read the rest of "Virtual Networks" in this PDF.

Excerpted from VMware Server and VMware Player by Dennis Zimmer (ISBN: 978-3-9522942-1-5). Copyright 2006, Sunny Publishing. All rights reserved.

This was last published in March 2007

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