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Virtual Server Connectivity Isolation (Erl, Naserpour)

How can a given virtual server be isolated and prevented from communicating with the external network while remaining in contact with other virtual servers and resources?

Virtual Server Connectivity Isolation

Problem

A virtual server’s communication needs to be limited to only the virtual server and other resources it needs to remain in contact with, and isolated from all other parts of the external network.

Solution

The virtual server is not allowed to connect to any part of the solution that has a communication path to the external network or internal network, outside of what is required.v

Application

The virtual server is isolated via the use of an additional virtual switch, thereby isolating it from the traffic of other virtual servers.
Virtual Server Connectivity Isolation: Virtual Server B is given its own virtual switch, so that it can be completely isolated from all other virtual servers besides Virtual Server A.

Virtual Server B is given its own virtual switch, so that it can be completely isolated from all other virtual servers besides Virtual Server A.