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Virtual Switch Configuration

The Virtual Switch screen controls the configuration and management of virtual switches running on the NAS. Virtual Switches allow physical interfaces and virtual adapters to communicate with each other.

QTS supports three different virtual switch modes.




This mode is well-suited for most users, and requires minimal configuration of network settings.


This mode is best-suited for power-users who need more control over the configuration of network settings.

Software-Defined Switch

This mode is suited for power-users who need to simulate an L2 physical switch.


Packet forwarding rates are limited when using this mode.


To access this page, Network & Virtual Switch must be operating in Advanced Mode.