1.7.4 – Manage Network I/O Control (NIOC) on a vSphere distributed switch

Use NIOC to allocate network bandwidth to business critical apps and to resolve situations where several traffic types compete for common resources. You’ll need an enterprise pluc license to use this and you can also create new Network Resource Pools if you want. It’s only available on a dSwitch Used to reserve bandwidth for system […]

1.7.3 – Describe networking policies

Policies that are set at the standard switch level apply to all port groups on the standard switch by default Available network policies: Security: protects against MAC address impersonation and unwanted port scanning Traffic shaping: Limit the amount of traffic to a VM or a group of VMs NIC teaming and failover: How traffic should […]