Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Network Types

Table 1. Network Types. The following table provides a description of the service offered by the available network types.
Network types Description

Bronze General Purpose

Used for low priority data traffic.

Gold General Purpose

Used for high priority data traffic

Silver General Purpose

Used for standard or default priority data traffic

Platinum General Purpose

Used for extremely high priority data traffic

Cluster Interconnect

Used for cluster heartbeat VLANs

Hypervisor Management

Used for hypervisor management connections such as the ESXi management VLAN

iSCSI Storage

Used for iSCSI VLANs

FCoE Storage

Used for FCoE VLANs

Data Replication Storage

Used for VLANs supporting storage data replication such as for VMware Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)

VM Migration

Used for VLANs supporting vMotion and similar technologies

VMWare FT Logging

Used for VLANs supporting VMware Fault Tolerance

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