A logical switch port provides a logical connection point for a VIF, a patch connection to a router, or a Layer 2 gateway connection to an external network. Logical switch ports also expose switching profiles, port statistics counters, and a logical link status.

About this task

You can change the inherited switching profile from the logical switch to a different custom switching profile for the child logical switch port.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. From your browser, log in to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Switching > Port from the navigation panel.
  3. Double-click the logical switch port to apply the custom switching profile.
  4. Click the Manage tab.
  5. Select the custom switching profile type from the drop-down menu.
    • QoS

    • Port Mirroring

    • IP Discovering

    • SpoofGuard

    • Switch Security

  6. Click Change.
  7. Select the previously created custom switching profile from the drop-down menu.
  8. Click Save.

    The logical switch port is now associated with the custom switching profile.

  9. Verify that the new custom switching profile with the modified configuration appears under the Manage tab.

What to do next

You can monitor the activity on the logical switch port to troubleshoot problems. See Monitor a Logical Switch Port Activity.