Add a Virtual Network Interface


XenCenter 2023.x.x is currently in preview and is not supported for production use. Note that any future references to production support apply only when XenCenter 2023.x.x and XenServer 8 go from preview status to general availability.

You can use XenCenter 2023.x.x to manage your XenServer 8 and Citrix Hypervisor 8.2 CU1 non-production environments. However, to manage your Citrix Hypervisor 8.2 CU1 production environment, use XenCenter 8.2.7. For more information, see the XenCenter 8.2.7 documentation.

You can install XenCenter 8.2.7 and XenCenter 2023.x.x on the same system. Installing XenCenter 2023.x.x does not overwrite your XenCenter 8.2.7 installation.

You can add up to seven Virtual Network Interfaces (VNIs) for a VM. For more information about the maximum number of VNIs supported for a VM, see the XenServer Configuration Limits.

  1. Open the Add Virtual Interface dialog box by doing one of the following:
    • Select the VM in the Resources pane. Go to the Networking tab. Click Add Interface.
    • On the Network page of the New VM wizard, click Add.
  2. Select a network location from the Network list.
  3. Specify the MAC address.
    • To use a generated MAC address, select Auto-generate a MAC address.
    • To explicitly enter a MAC address, select Use this MAC address. Enter an address in the form XY:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX where X is any hexadecimal digit, and Y is one of 2, 6, A or E.
  4. To set an optional I/O priority Quality of Service (QoS) setting for maximum network transfer rate, select the check box and enter a value in kilobytes per second (kB/s).
  5. Click Add.
Add a Virtual Network Interface

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