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From James Kahn <>
Subject Re: branch repeater [Was Re: Multiple NICs on a VM]
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2012 23:28:38 GMT
Thanks for the info Murali.

We're looking at using it with Citrix NetScaler CloudBridge to extend the
L2 fabric between on-premise and in cloud. If that proves troublesome we'd
set up an IPsec VPN instance.

-----Original Message-----
From: Murali Reddy <>
Reply-To: ""
Date: Wednesday, 11 July 2012 8:16 AM
To: ""
Subject: branch repeater [Was Re: Multiple NICs on a VM]

>Interesting! A while back I was trying to figure out how to run a branch
>repeater as a VM in a guest network.
>Correct me if I am wrong. In case of physical branch repeater device one
>would set branch repeater as a pass through device so two NIC's are
>needed. But in a virtual environment I suspect if there is way to set up
>VPX as pass through (inline mode) device and may need to use one-arm mode.
> Unfortunately it looks even one-arm mode requires two nic's to be
>configured on the VPX.
>Just curious to know, since there is no site-to-site VPN capability in
>CloudStack at this point, how do you intend to use branch repeater?
>On 10/07/12 2:15 PM, "James Kahn" <> wrote:
>>In this case, for a Citrix Branch Repeater VPX. It's supposed to have two
>>virtual NICs.

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