How to create vSwitch using VMware web-client


In this post we will learn how to create vSwitch using vSphere webclient

1) Select the Host on left pane and Click on Manage on right pane

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2) Select Networking tab

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3) Click on “Add Networking” icon or Select Action -> All vCenter Actions -> Add Networking

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Select the Connection Type – In this example i have selected “VMkernel Network Adapter” to create vMotion traffic

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Select target device as “New Standard Switch” and select the “Number of Ports”

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Select the uplinks “VMNIC” for the standard switch

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Enter the port group properties as required

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Enter the IP address for the VMkernel port group

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Review the Configuration and Click on Finish

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Thats it. You have now successfully created vSwitch using web client.

 

 

About Alex Hunt

Hi All I am Manish Kumar Jha aka Alex Hunt. I am currently working in VMware Software India Pvt Ltd as Operations System Engineer (vCloud Air Operations). I have around 5 Years of IT experience and have exposure on VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, RHEL and modern data center technologies like Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus 1000v and NSX. If you find any post informational to you please press like and share it across social media and leave your comments if you want to discuss further on any post. Disclaimer: All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. I don’t make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this blog is strictly at your own risk. The Views and opinions published on this blog are my own and not the opinions of my employer or any of the vendors of the product discussed.
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