Your browser does not allow storing cookies. We recommend enabling them.

Virtual Network

A virtual network is a network defined inside a computer using a virtual switch that one or more virtual machines or containers may connect to using virtual network interfaces.

From an IP address configuration perspective, a virtual network looks just like any other network segment. A virtual switch is used to pass packets between virtual machines and containers. Sometimes, network address translation is also performed.

Virtual Networks Spanning Multiple Computers

A virtual network may also extend to multiple servers. In this case, it's virtual switch is also connected to a physical network interface. Often the physical network interface is configured to use VLAN tagging to enable multiple virtual networks to share the same physical cable.

Want to see how PrivX can help your organisation?

Are you a DEVELOPER accessing cloud hosts, are you a IT ADMIN managing access & credentials in your corporation, are you BUSINESS MANAGER and want to save money or are you responsible of IT SECURITY in DevOps