Virtual Switch Advice?

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Virtual Switch Advice?

Post by wardh » Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:51 pm


I wanted to get some configuration advice in regrads to Virtuatlization station.

I want to a qnap TS-251 - which has dual network ports and dual hard disks.

What I want to do is to use the virtualization station and have it be my
firwall appliance with using pfSense. So here is the config I want to go with

LAN devices <--> [NAS Device] <-- Internet

So I want to be able the lan devices to see the NAS and browse the internet.

The bit that is throwing me is how I to configure the Virtual switch.

So can this configuration work? And how can should I configure the Virtual Switch.

Any other advice greatly appreciated.



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Re: Virtual Switch Advice?

Post by Trexx » Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:49 pm


Model: TS-877-1600 FW: 4.4.1.x
QTier (HDD): [RAID-5] 6 x 3TB HGST DeskStar NAS QTier (SSD): [RAID-1] 2 x 1TB WD Blue m.2's
(SSD): [RAID-1] 2 x 500GB Evo 860
RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury 64GB DDR4-2666
GPU: EVGA GTX 1060, ACX 2.0(1 Fan), 6GB
UPS: CyberPower AVR1350 Ext. Backup: USB 3.0 Seagate 5TB
Media Boxes: Nvidia ShieldTV Pro, AppleTV 4k, Various Roku's

Model: TVS-673 32GB FW: 4.4.1.x Test/Backup Box
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