You can assign physical NICs of a host that is associated with a distributed switch to uplink port on the host proxy switch.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the host.
  2. On the Manage tab, click Networking, and select Virtual switches.
  3. Select a distributed switch from the list.
  4. Click Manage the physical network adapters.
  5. Select a free uplink from the list and click Add adapter.
  6. Select a physical NIC and click OK.