Many thanks for your advice, very helpful and exactly what i was looking for.
Many thanks for your advice too, I already have VLANs in place but was hoping
for an automated solution that one can set and forget in a sense.
From: Aaron Peeler [aaron_pee...@ncsu.edu]
Sent: 24 October 2011 16:02
Subject: Re: Traffic isolation
On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 1:02 AM, Jeries, Ibrahim (Student)
> Dear all,
> Can VCL isolate virtual machines traffic from on another?
> I.e.: have "vm1" reserved and in an active session by one user.
> another "vm2" also reserved and in an active session by user 2
> So how can one prevent user1 from seeing user2's traffic completely? For
> example, if used the Windows net view command not to show vm2, not be able to
> ping vm2 or vice versa, and even if a network sniffer (Cain, WireShark and
> the like) to be deployed not to be able to discover vm1 or any vms used by
> other users..
This is at the network layer, VCL does not handle this level of
network separation. Folks are accomplishing this by a third party
> Also is it possible for a single user to reserve and use more then one
> machine simultaneously on a form of a single group? i.e: vm1 being a windows
> server 2008, vm2 being a windows win7 (client) in which a student can reserve
> and use both machine to practice setting up the windows server as a domain
> controller with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and so on then join win 7 to the
Yes, this is handled in Manage Groups tool. Set the 'Max Overlapping
Reservations' variable to how many concurrent reservations you care to
allow for the user group this user is in.
> Many thanks,
Virtual Computing Lab
NC State University
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