Creating a distributed port group
A distributed port group (dvPortGroup) can only be created from the vCenter Server. Every dvPortGroup created has a default of eight available ports. Port allocation is elastic, which means that the port count will automatically increase or decrease as needed.
The following procedure explains how to create a distributed port group:
- Connect to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Web Client and use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Alt + 6 to go to the Network Inventory view.
- Right-click on the VDS on which you want to create a dvPortGroup and click on the menu item New Distributed Port Group, as shown in the following screenshot:
- In the New Distributed Port Group wizard, supply a name for the dvPortGroup ...