[PVE-User] TAP interface names persistent?

Josh Knight josh at noobbox.com
Wed Jan 24 17:34:24 CET 2018


Ah, that makes perfect sense. Thanks, Mark!

Josh Knight


On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 11:28 AM, Mark Schouten <mark at tuxis.nl> wrote:

> 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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