Use the vNetwork Distributed Switch Settings dialog box to configure advanced vNetwork Distributed Switch settings such as Cisco Discovery Protocol and the maximum MTU for the vNetwork Distributed Switch.


In the vSphere Client, select the Networking inventory view and select the vNetwork Distributed Switch.


From the Inventory menu, select vNetwork Distributed Switch > Edit Settings.


Select Advanced to edit the following vNetwork Distributed Switch settings.



Maximum MTU

The maximum MTU size for the vNetwork Distributed Switch.

Enable Cisco Discovery Protocol

Check this box to enable Cisco Discovery Protocol, and set the Operation to Listen, Advertise, or Both.

For information about Cisco Discovery Protocol, see the ESX Configuration Guide and the ESXi Configuration Guide.

Admin Contact Info

Enter the Name and Other Details for the vNetwork Distributed Switch administrator.


Click OK.