You can change the traffic shaping policy on the vSphere Distributed Switch for an NSX Edge interface.

Note: Starting with NSX Data Center 6.4.4, the terminology for some features in the UI has changed. The following table provides the list of modified terms.
Table 1. Modified Terms
NSX 6.4.3 or earlier NSX 6.4.4 or later
Traffic Shaping Policy Quality of Service (QoS)
In Shaping Policy Ingress Shaping Policy
Out Shaping Policy Egress Shaping Policy


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Click Networking & Security > NSX Edges.
  3. Double-click an NSX Edge.
  4. Navigate to NSX Edge interface settings by clicking Manage > Settings > Interfaces.
  5. Select an interface for which you want to configure the quality of service.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • In NSX 6.4.4 and later, click Configure QoS.
    • In NSX 6.4.3 and earlier, click Actions > Configure Traffic Shaping Policy.
  7. Make the appropriate changes.

    For more information about the traffic policy shaping options, see Traffic Shaping Policy.

  8. Click Save or OK.