Physical access to virtual network


New Member
Aug 6, 2023
Hello all,

I have following virtual environment
-> 3 isolated networks, each with own subnet and virtual router
-> proxmox server has one NIC with one port
-> on these networks will be vulnerable VMs to pentest


I want my physical machine to be connected to these virtual networks... For example the pentest network, I want to be able to ping a virtual machine "VM1-PENTEST-" with my external physical laptop...

How can I achieve this? Do i need to setup a VPN? Do I need to use vLANs? What's the best way to do this?
I want it to be as realistically close as possible as to be able to just plug in my laptop to an ethernet port on network pen test (

Thank you,
Do i need to setup a VPN? Do I need to use vLANs?

u already have router installed (pfsense). so use this gateways to create firewall rules on it.
of course, u must create routes on the laptop or your central gateway for routing the private networks to its pfsenses


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