the proxmox network devices

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Can someone explain to me the difference between the proxmox network devices When a virtual machine is created In the options are -VMware vmxnet3 -VirtIO (paravirtualized) -Intel E1000 -Realtek RTL8139 What are they used for?
 

wolfgang

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Hi,

general the preferred network device is virtio.
the other three are for legacy and migration reason.
 

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