How to add network card for PSE WAN port in EXSi platform

  • Scenarios

By default in EXSi platform, there is only one network card assigned to LAN port for each virtual machines, no available network card for WAN port, if your server is available for more network ports and would like to implement dedicated IMS sip line to WAN port of PSE PBX, you need to add extra network card first for WAN port, so it will be possible to operate IMS sip trunk.


  • Applied Devices
  • K2 System
  • P-Series Software Edition


  • Steps

1. Go to Networking - Virtual switches - Add standard virtual switch to add new switch.

vSwitch Name: Enter any identical name, eg PSE_WAN.

Uplink1: Choose any available physical network card, vmnic1 means second network port on the body of server machine.



2. Go to Networking - Port groups - Add port group to add new port.

Name: Enter any identical name, eg pse-wan.

Virtual switch: Choose the switch which is created in first step.



3. Edit PSE virtual machine to add network adapter and assgin the port that is created in second step.


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