What is vmnic?

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Jay Bath

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vmnic: vmnic is a virtual-machine network interface card, also a physical adapter on VMWare ESXi host. maybe-These VICs can create up to 128 virtual adapters within a single physical adapter. vmnic = A real phyiscal interface on an ESX host. The term "NIC" has two meanings in a VMware virtualized environment; it can refer to a physical network adapters (vmnic) of the host server. The real physical interface on the ESXi host is mapped to a vmnic in ESXi.

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