Associate a distributed port with a network resource pool to give you greater control over the bandwidth given to the port.

Open a vSphere Client connection to a vCenter Server.

Enable Network I/O Control on the host and create one or more user-defined network resource pools.

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

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Select the vSphere distributed switch in the inventory pane.

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

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Select Policies.

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In the Resource Allocation group, select the Network Resource Pool to associate the port with from the drop-down menu.

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Click OK.