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18.9. Creating a Virtual Network

To create a virtual network on your system:
  1. Open the Virtual Networks tab from within the Connection Details menu. Click the Add Network button, identified by a plus sign (+) icon. For more information, refer to Section 18.8, “Managing a Virtual Network”.
    Virtual network configuration

    Figure 18.12. Virtual network configuration

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

    Figure 18.13. Creating a new virtual network

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

    Figure 18.14. Naming your virtual network

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

    Figure 18.15. 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 18.16. Selecting the DHCP range

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

    Figure 18.17. Connecting to physical network

    If you select Forwarding to physical network, choose whether the Destination should be Any physical device or a specific physical device. Also select whether the Mode should be NAT or Routed.
    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 18.18. Ready to create network

  7. The new virtual network is now available in the Virtual Networks tab of the Connection Details window.