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Posted on 21 July 2017   3 min read

VMware vSphere vSwitches

local and distributed vSwitches

Local and Distributed vSwitches server the same purpose as physical switches allowing for VM vNICs to be assigned to specific VLANs. In a production environment it is usual to define a local vSwitch on each ESX host for management and backdoor and have distributed vSwitches shared between hosts for VMs.