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areeb1988
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Contributor

VMCI Device

Hello,

in the Virtual Machines Settings there is a choice called VMCI Device, i read about it and i understand that its a communication method between virtual machines in the same host.

my question is that do you think that using VMCI is best practice our you Preferred not to use it?

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vmroyale
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Immortal

Hello and welcome to the communities.

Best practice would be to not use it unless you have a specific use-case for it.

Good Luck!

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zXi_Gamer
Virtuoso
Virtuoso

Unless, you have an API which is written in VMCI SDK, and can communicate thro' the VMCI driver, you might not end up using it at all :smileygrin:

djradium
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Enthusiast

It is a high performance interface between VM's ( i think between 4-10gb intercommunication), which utilises sockets rather than TCP/IP. As said you would need specific software written for it to be of any use.

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