Should I use VLAN, NAT or Openvswitch?

May 18, 2019
In PVE 6.0.2, I have a host with 2 NICs, a /29 static hooked up to one NIC (nothing so far hooked up to the other) and multiple guests that listen for incoming connections. There is a bridge setup (so far not vlan aware), and guests have public net access.

what is the recommended setup for routing each incoming connection on specific ports to each guest? I do not need different guests listening on the same IP: port (don't think that is even possible), but some guests will need to listen on the same port under a different IP

Node GUI and SSH will be filtered out to a specific (private) IP set.

What is the proper way to roll this out? Should I use VLAN, NAT or openvswitch?
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I'm parking in this thread since I need to know too about creating multiple port groups / bridges from a single NIC card.


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