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Implementing VMware vCenter Server by Konstantin Kuminsky

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Networking

A virtual network provides two types of services to hosts and virtual machines:

  • Virtual machine communication to a physical network and between each other
  • VMkernel services, such as NFS, iSCSI, and vMotion, and their connection to a physical network

Network adapters and network configuration

To view or configure networking as well as network adapters, select a host from the inventory, and go to the Configuration tab. Select Networking from the left-hand side of the screen, and choose the type of networking to view: vSphere Standard Switch or vSphere Distributed Switch, as shown in the following screenshot:

Network adapters and network configuration

Information about physical adapters ...

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