Organization vDC networks are created and assigned to your organization vDC by a system administrator. An organization administrator can view information about networks, configure network services, and more.

You can use direct, routed, or internal organization vDC networks.

Types of Organization vDC Networks

Organization vDC Network Type

Description

Direct

Accessible by multiple organizations. Virtual machines belonging to different organizations can connect to and see traffic on this network.

This network provides direct layer 2 connectivity to virtual machines outside of the organization. Virtual machines outside of this organization can connect to virtual machines in the organization directly.

Routed

Accessible only by this organization. Only virtual machines in this organization can connect to this network.

This network also provides controlled access to an external network. System administrators and organization administrators can configure network address translation (NAT), firewall, and VPN settings to make specific virtual machines accessible from the external network.

Internal

Accessible only by this organization. Only virtual machines in this organization can connect to and see traffic on this network.

This network provides an organization with an isolated, private network that multiple vApps can connect to. This network provides no connectivity to machines outside this organization. Machines outside of this organization have no connectivity to machines in the organization.