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Vmware Isolate VM's but allow access to servers

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Hello Experts,

I'm trying to accomplish a task in my lab where a number of VM's cannot communicate with each other but can talk to a group of servers and access the internet.

Currently I have 2 physical servers running ESXI 5 with Vsphere essentials (Standard vswitch).

I'm curious to see if anyone has some ideas how to accomplish this without doing the following:

1: Dedicating physical nics to VM's
2: Purchasing a license to support Vmware Distributed Switch

The firewall I have available is a Sonicwall NSA2400 and I have a Dell Powerconnect managed switch.

Each physical server has 4 available nic ports.

I've attached a PDF to show a basic example of what I'm trying to accomplish.

Thanks!
vlan.pdf
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