Migrate an Existing Virtual Adapter to a vSphere Distributed Switch & vice versa

Migrate an Existing Virtual Adapter to a vSphere Distributed Switch

You can migrate an existing virtual adapter from a vSphere standard switch to a vSphere distributed switch.
Procedure
1 Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Hosts and Clusters inventory view.

2 Select the host in the inventory pane.
3 On the host Configuration tab, click Networking.
4 Select the vSphere Distributed Switch view.

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5 Click Manage Virtual Adapters.

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6 Click Add.

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7 Select Migrate existing virtual network adapters and click Next.

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8 Select one or more virtual network adapters to migrate.

9 For each selected adapter, choose a port group from the Select a port group drop-down menu.

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10 Click Next.

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11 Click Finish.


Migrate an existing virtual adapter from a vSphere distributed switch to a vSphere standard switch.

Procedure
1 Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Hosts and Clusters inventory view.
2 Select the host in the inventory pane.
3 On the host Configuration tab, click Networking.
4 Select the vSphere Distributed Switch view.

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5 Click Manage Virtual Adapters.

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6 Select the virtual adapter to migrate, and click Migrate.

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7 Select the standard switch to migrate the adapter to and click Next.

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8 Enter a Network Label and optionally a VLAN ID for the virtual adapter, and click Next.

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9 Click Finish to migrate the virtual adapter and complete the wizard.