Load balancing and failover policies allow you to determine how network traffic is distributed between adapters and how to re-route traffic in the event of adapter failure.

You can edit your load balancing and failover policy by configuring the following parameters:

Load Balancing policy determines how outgoing traffic is distributed among the network adapters assigned to a vSwitch.

Note

Incoming traffic is controlled by the load balancing policy on the physical switch.

Failover Detection controls the link status and beacon probing. Beaconing is not supported with guest VLAN tagging.

Network Adapter Order can be active or standby.