Manage vSphere Distributed Switch

Set the Number of Ports Per Host on a vSphere Distributed Switch

Set the maximum number of ports on a host to limit the number of distributed ports that can exist on one or
more hosts associated with a vSphere distributed switch.

Procedure

1 Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Hosts and Clusters inventory view.
2 Select the host to modify in the inventory pane.
3 On the host Configuration tab, click Networking.
4 Select the vSphere Distributed Switch view.
5 Click Properties next to the vSphere distributed switch to modify.

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6 Select the maximum number of ports from the drop-down menu, and click OK.

Edit General vSphere Distributed Switch Settings

You can edit the general settings for a vSphere distributed switch, such as the distributed switch name and the
number of uplink ports on the distributed switch.
Procedure
1 Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
2 Right-click the vSphere distributed switch in the inventory pane, and select Edit Settings.
3 Select General to edit the vSphere distributed switch settings.

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