Options for Attaching the VM-Series on the Network
With a Linux bridge or OVS, data traffic uses the software
bridge to connect guests on the same host. For external connectivity,
data traffic uses the physical interface to which the bridge is
With PCI passthrough, data traffic is passed directly between
the guest and the physical interface to which it is attached. When
the interface is attached to a guest, it is not available to the
host or to other guests on the host.
With SR-IOV, data traffic is passed directly between the
guest and the virtual function to which it is attached.