The VLAN policy allows virtual networks to join physical VLANs.

Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.

1

Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.

2

Select the vSphere distributed switch in the inventory pane.

3

On the Ports tab, right-click the port to modify and select Edit Settings.

4

Click Policies.

5

Select the VLAN Type to use.

Option

Action

None

Do not use VLAN.

VLAN

In the VLAN ID field, enter a number between 1 and 4094.

VLAN Trunking

Enter one or more VLAN trunk range.

Private VLAN

Select an available private VLAN to use.

6

Click OK.