Connect an individual virtual machine to a vSphere distributed switch by modifying the NIC configuration of the virtual machine.


  1. Locate the virtual machine in the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Select a datacenter, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host and click the Related Objects tab.
    2. Click Virtual Machines and select the virtual machine from the list.
  2. On the Manage tab of the virtual machine, select Settings > VM Hardware.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Expand the Network adapter section and select a distributed port group from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click OK.