Glossary

802.1Q VLAN tagging

VLAN tagging allows you to create several port groups on a single vSwitch and assign them a VLAN ID that corresponds to the VLAN ID configured on the switch. These port groups can then route traffic to the specific VLANs.

admission control

This configurable HA option allows you to set a policy to control virtual machine power on tasks. The two valid policies are either to allow or disallow VMs from powering on if they violate availability constraints.

Affinity

This rule implies that virtual machines should be on the same ESX host at all times.

alarms

These thresholds are configured on either a host or a virtual machine that is designed to send the administrator a notification that a certain threshold ...

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