Managed Switches - how do they work with virtualization?

Sep 27, 2019
Hi Guys
My Draytek router just died, YES NOT A GOOD DAY at the office!!!!!
Got it all back and running after 4 hours of %^$%IN S(&T.
Looking for a new router (non Draytek)
I went to the local computer shop and got a TP-Link (don't flame me) and it worked well. Problem is it isn't Multi WAN.
So looking at a ER707-M2 which apparently is a fully managed system and I can get managed Switches to match TLSX3008F and TLSX3206HPP to match which would in theory give me a fully managed network.
my question is :
I have 5 proxmox nodes all with dual 10GB (Proxmox / CEPH) NIC cards will the managed switches look at the VM's on the nodes?
will it only look at the node traffic as general traffic?

It doesn't really matter but would like to know. I have some nice 10GB switches but am happy to spend a few thousand to replace them given the Draytek died within two days after 5 years of service.

Thanks all.


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