vms sharing the same bridge


New Member
Sep 1, 2019
How can different vms share a single bridge? Won't they all have the same ip addresses?
* A bridge is a layer2 device (like a switch).
* The node itself configures an ip on it - but that's for the node only
* All guests, with an interface in the bridge 'hook' their virtual network interface to the bridg
* they configure the interface (IP,netmask, gateway,....) independent of the node

the reference documentation explains the concepts: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/chapter-sysadmin.html#_choosing_a_network_configuration

Hope this helps!


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