You can change both system and user-defined network resource pool settings to change the priority network traffic for that network resource pool.

Procedure

  1. Browse to a distributed switch in the vSphere Web Client navigator.
  2. Click the Manage tab, and click Resource Allocation.
  3. Select a network resource pool from the list and click Edit.
  4. Edit the Host limit for the network resource pool in megabits per second or select Unlimited.
  5. Select an option for the network resource pool from the Physical adapter shares drop-down menu.

    Option

    Description

    Low

    Sets the shares for this resource pool to 25.

    Normal

    Sets the shares for this resource pool to 50.

    High

    Sets the shares for this resource pool to 100.

    Custom

    A specific number of shares, from 1 to 100, for this network resource pool.

  6. (Optional) : Select a QoS tag for the network resource pool.

    The QoS priority tag specifies an IEEE 802.1p tag, allowing quality of service at the media access control level.

  7. Click OK.