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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Migrating VMkernel interfaces between a standard vSwitch and VDS

Similar to the virtual machine network, the VMkernel interfaces can also be migrated to the VDS. There are different GUI locations from where this can be achieved. In this recipe, we will achieve this task by initiating a wizard from the networking inventory.

Getting ready

Before you begin migrating the VMkernel interfaces from a vSwitch to VDS, it is important to make sure you have a dvPortGroup configured with the necessary dvUplinks and ensure the other settings such as VLAN, MTU, and LACP (if required) are configured correctly.

How to do it…

The following procedure explains how to migrate the management network from vSwitch to VDS:

  1. Connect to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Web ...

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