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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Chapter 6. Configuring vSphere Networking

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Creating a vSphere Standard Switch
  • Deleting a vSphere Standard Switch
  • Creating a VMkernel interface on a standard vSwitch
  • Deleting a port group from a standard vSwitch
  • Adding an uplink to a standard vSwitch
  • Creating a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Creating a distributed port group
  • Adding hosts to a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Migrating a virtual machine network from a vSphere Standard Switch to a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Mapping a physical adapter (vmnic) to a dvUplink
  • Configuring security, traffic shaping, teaming and failover on a vSwitch and a VDS
  • Migrating VMkernel interfaces between a standard vSwitch and a VDS
  • Creating additional VMkernel interfaces on a VDS ...

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