vSS & vDS Policies

VMware NSX 6.0    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 40m 23s
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VMware vSphere has significant virtual networking capability built on vSphere Standard Switches (vSS) and vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS). Here we look at how to configure and manage vSS and vDS policies.


  • Identify common vsphere standard switch and vsphere distributed switch policies
    Configure dvportgroup blocking policies
    Configure load balancing and failover policies
    Configure vlan settings
    Configure traffic shaping policies
  • Enable tcp segmentation offload (toe) support for a virtual machine
    Enable jumbo frame support on appropriate components
    Describe appropriate vlan configuration for a vsphere implementation
    Configure vsphere switches and virtual adapters


  • 2m 41s
    In this video, you will identify common policies for vSphere Standard Switch and vSphere Distributed Switch. FREE ACCESS
  • 2m 6s
    Find out how to configure dvPortgroup blocking policies. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Configuring Load Balancing and Failover Policies
    4m 25s
    In this video, you will learn how to configure load balancing and failover policies. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Configure VLAN Settings
    4m 8s
    In this video, you will configure settings for virtual LANs. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Configure Traffic Shaping Policies
    5m 26s
    In this video, you will learn how to configure traffic shaping policies. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Enabling TOE Support for a Virtual Machine
    6m 7s
    During this video, you will learn how to enable TCP Segmentation Offload (TOE) support for a virtual machine. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Enabling Jumbo Frame Support
    4m 34s
    In this video, you will enable Jumbo Frame support on the appropriate components. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  VLAN Configuration for a vSphere Implementation
    5m 13s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the appropriate VLAN configuration for a vSphere implementation. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Exercise: Configuring vSphere Switches
    5m 44s
    Learn how to configure vSphere switches and virtual adapters. FREE ACCESS


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