[PVE-User] Simulate disconnected network cable

Jean Rousseau Franco jfranco at maila.com.br
Mon May 7 14:45:31 CEST 2012

Just for the clarification, CARP is part of the *BSD.

For the problem reported, for now you can simply use if-up/if-down or
enable/disable the interface, since you´ll still have access to the machine
via the web.

Best Regards,

2012/5/7 Mark Ehle <markehle at gmail.com>

> Thanks, Vassilis - however, I am not looking to have the VM automatically
> take over for the hardware firewall at this point. Like I said, in
> Virtualbox on the network settings page of the VM settings, there is a
> checkbox to "unplug" the virtual network cable to a virtual interface. Is
> there a way to do that with Proxmox?
> Mark
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:59 AM, Vassilis V. <Bigraccoon at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Mark Ehle wrote on 06.05.2012 19:37:
>> > When I make changes to the
>> > physical machine I would like to update the config on the virtual
>> > machine, too, however, I can't bring the firewall VM up on the network
>> > because there is already a real machine on the network with the same IP
>> > addresses in use. Is there a way around this?
>> Hello Mark,
>> if I understand your question correctly, I think the CARP feature in
>> fsense is what you are looking for.
>> http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Configuring_pfSense_Hardware_Redundancy_%28CARP%29
>> Regards,
>> Vassilis
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