I have installed Untangle in VM on my Win 7 notebook for evaluation. My Win 7 notebook only has a 1 regular NIC port 10/100/1000GB and a Wireless 10/100/1000G.
During installation Untangle quit on me and said I need 2 NICs. This makes sense so now Im thinking about getting a cheap USB NIC.
My question is do these USB NICs look the same as a regular NIC to applications and in particular VMs and OSs? i.e. something like: