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How to Add new VM port Group into vSwitch ?

VM Port group provides are created in vSwitch. VM port group assigned to VM based on the requirements. You can set or configure the different policies on VM port groups. VM port group also helps in distributing the VM with specific options. So in this post i will show you how you can add new VM port group to existing vSwitch from vSphere Web Client.

Let’s check out how you can easily create VM Port group on vSwitch Step by Step:-

Step 1:
Login to vSphere Web Client.

Step 2:
Choose the Hosts & Clusters from the Home Screen.

Step 3:
Choose the vSwtich on which you want to add VM port group.
Choose Following as shown:-
ESXi Host > Manage > Networking > Virtual Switches.
Here you will find your vSwitch.
Click on the icon shown with Number 5 to add new VM port group.


Step 4:
Add Networking Wizard will open.
Choose the third option “Virtual Machine Port Group for a Standard Switch”
Click Next to proceed.


Step 5:
Choose the first option to add VM port group to existing vSwitch & click Browse to select vSwitch.


Step 6:
Choose your vSwitch on which you want to add new VM port group.
Click OK to choose.
Click Next to Continue.

Step 7:
Here you will have to provide the Network Label name for your VM port group.
You can also provide the VLAN ID if you have.
Click Next to continue.


Step 8:
Review all the configurations you have done.
click Finish to add new VM port group.


That’s it you have successfully added new VM port group you can also check added VM port group by choosing the vSwitch.

Using this way you can create multiple vm port groups.

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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