[PVE-User] TAP interface names persistent?

Mark Schouten mark at tuxis.nl
Wed Jan 24 17:28:56 CET 2018


On woensdag 24 januari 2018 11:25:07 CET Josh Knight wrote:
> When using bridged mode, each VM network device gets a tap device on the
> host (for example, tap100i1 and tap100i2.)  My question is, are these names
> predictable/persistent?  As in if I have say 10 VMs and I reboot them in
> different orders or reboot the host, will each VM use its same tapX
> interface every time?

I've always read it as tap$vmid$netidintheconfigfile. So yes, that is 
persistent.

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