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27.15. Creating a virtual network

To create a virtual network on your system:
  1. Open the Host Details menu (see Section 27.14, “Managing a virtual network”) and click the Add button.
    Virtual network configuration

    Figure 27.30. Virtual network configuration

    This will open the Create a new virtual network menu. Click Forward to continue.
    Creating a new virtual network

    Figure 27.31. Creating a new virtual network

  2. Enter an appropriate name for your virtual network and click Forward.
    Naming your virtual network

    Figure 27.32. Naming your virtual network

  3. Enter an IPv4 address space for your virtual network and click Forward.
    Choosing an IPv4 address space

    Figure 27.33. Choosing an IPv4 address space

  4. Define the DHCP range for your virtual network by specifying a Start and End range of IP addresses. Click Forward to continue.
    Selecting the DHCP range

    Figure 27.34. Selecting the DHCP range

  5. Select how the virtual network should connect to the physical network.
    Connecting to physical network

    Figure 27.35. Connecting to physical network

    If you select Forwarding to physical network, choose whether the Destination should be NAT to any physical device or NAT to physical device eth0.
    Click Forward to continue.
  6. You are now ready to create the network. Check the configuration of your network and click Finish.
    Ready to create network

    Figure 27.36. Ready to create network

  7. The new virtual network is now available in the Virtual Network tab of the Host Details menu.
    New virtual network is now available

    Figure 27.37. New virtual network is now available