Buck,

If your system is old enough to have the HEA in it, OK, then it can do all
the virtualization for you. If it's a four port adapter assigned to one
partition then you'll need to bridge it to the virtual partitions in order
for that partition to see the network.

--
Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Buck
Calabro
Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 2:14 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Virtual Ethernet between IBM i LPARs

On 8/11/2015 2:01 PM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
IOW, we wouldn't bother with the intermediate step of setting up
virtual when we're going to need the other anyway.

Great point! My thoughts were simple, as they tend to be. I don't have a
4-port adapter I can dedicate to the guest LPAR; the TCP/IP traffic will be
low; I don't need to pester the infrastructure people for an IP address, a
rule in the external routing configuration, a slot in the patch bay...

Haha, I thought I was taking the easy road!

--
--buck

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