Command to create multiple virtual NIC

Kurt Buff - GSEC, GCIH kurt.buff at
Mon Jul 13 17:58:49 UTC 2020

Generally speaking, that's not the way it works.

It's possible that you actually do need multiple virtual NICS, but I'm
betting you don't.

I believe what you want are what are often called in the networking
world "subinterfaces". This link should steer you in the right


On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 9:54 AM Ernie Luzar <luzar722 at> wrote:
> Kurt Buff - GSEC, GCIH wrote:
> > What are you trying to accomplish?
> >
> > On Sun, Jul 12, 2020 at 6:33 PM Ernie Luzar <luzar722 at> wrote:
> >> Hello List;
> >> I have hardware interface em0 and want to create em1 and em2.
> >> What is command to do that?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >
> Looking for command to create multiple virtual NICs to hand vlans off of.

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