Add a distributed port group to a vSphere distributed switch to create a distributed switch network for your virtual machines.

1

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

2

Select Inventory > vSphere Distributed Switch > New Port Group.

3

Enter a Name and the Number of Ports for your new distributed port group.

4

Select a VLAN Type.

Option

Description

None

Do not use VLAN.

VLAN

In the VLAN ID field, enter a number between 1 and 4094.

VLAN Trunking

Enter a VLAN trunk range.

Private VLAN

Select a private VLAN entry. If you did not create any private VLANs, this menu is empty.

5

Click Next.

6

Click Finish.