Managing vSS

In this part, we will describe how to add, edit, and configure vSS and vDS. Working with GUI is easy, but you can use CLI of course. First, we will be working with a vSS switch. We show how it is easy to configure a new vSS.

We use first a host client direct on the ESXi host. This situation is good to know when you don't have already a vCenter Server. In this case, you need to prepare a first VM port group for the first VM. This happens typically before the deployment of vCSA (or the VM that will host the vCenter Server). 

The following screenshot shows you the GUI host client where you click on Networking | Virtual switches | Add standard virtual switch:

Add new virtual switch

When you create a new standard virtual switch, ...

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