How to block Port Blocking in vDS

Port blocking policies allow you to selectively block ports from sending or receiving data.

Port Blocking Policy for a Distributed Port Group

The Miscellaneous policies dialog allows you to configure various distributed port group policies.


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

2 Right-click the distributed port group in the inventory pane, and select Edit Settings.

3 Select Policies.


4 In the Miscellaneous group, choose whether to Block all ports in this distributed port group.

5 Click OK.