Creating a virtual network

Article:HOWTO63217  |  Created: 2011-12-15  |  Updated: 2011-12-15  |  Article URL
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Creating a virtual network

After you create a virtual machine, you must specify a virtual network that lets the virtual machine connect to the host. The virtual network is only internal and is not associated with any physical network

See About virtual networks

To create a virtual network

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Home menu, click Virtual Machine Management.

  2. In the left pane, do one of the following:

    • Click the host and on the host page, under Actions, click Create Virtual Network.

    • Right-click the host and click Create Network.

  3. On the Create Network page, enter the name of the new virtual network. The network name should only contain alphanumerical characters. Then select the physical adapter to use for the network, and click OK.

To manually create a task that creates a virtual network

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks.

  2. In the left pane, under Jobs and Tasks, expand System Jobs and Tasks, and click Virtual Machine Management.

  3. Right-click the Create Network folder and click New > Task.

  4. In the tasks list, click Create Network.

  5. Give the task a name.

  6. On the create network task page, under Task Status, specify a schedule for the task.

  7. If you make changes in the task after you have created it, click Save changes.

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