How to enable host device passthrough and SR-IOV to allow assigning dedicated virtual NICs to virtual machines in RHV

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Device passthrough allows host devices to be directly used by virtual machines. To allow device passthrough, the virtualization extension (host hardware) and IOMMU function (host software) need to be enabled. You can then assign a dedicated PCI device or a virtual function to a specific virtual machine through the Administration Portal.

SR-IOV allows a single host devi...

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