How do I get my Proxmox VM to access the internet without a public IP address

Omar Jackman asked:

I would like to create a proxmox vm and have that vm be able to ping/access external websites without having to assign a public ip to it. How do I do this?

The VM is running centos 6

My answer:


You have to use NAT (network address translation/masquerading) to provide private IPv4 addresses for your virtual machines. The Proxmox wiki has instructions on how to set this up.

Or you can just go get IPv6; your ISP will probably be more than happy to give it to you (if they have it yet).


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