To apply different policies for distributed ports, you configure the per-port overriding of the policies that are set at the port group level. You can also enable the reset of any configuration that is set on per-port level when a distributed port disconnects from a virtual machine.

1

Locate a distributed port group in the vSphere Web Client.

a

Select a distributed switch and click the Related Objects tab.

b

Click Distributed Port Groups.

2

Right-click the distributed port group and select Edit settings.

3

Select the Advanced page.

Option

Description

Configure reset at disconnect

From the drop-down menu, enable or disable reset at disconnect.

When a distributed port is disconnected from a virtual machine, the configuration of the distributed port is reset to the distributed port group setting. Any per-port overrides are discarded.

Override port policies

Select the distributed port group policies to be overridden on a per-port level.

4

(Optional) Use the policy pages to set overrides for each port policy.

5

Click OK.