Enable network resource management to use network resource pools to prioritize network traffic by type.

Open a vSphere Client connection to a vCenter Server.

Verify that your datacenter has at least one vSphere distributed switch version 4.1.0 or later.

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 Resource Allocation tab, click Properties.

4

Select Enable Network I/O Control on this vSphere ditributed switch, and click OK.