You can restore a previous configuration of a vSphere distributed switch or port group to revoke invalid changes.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the affected a vSphere distributed switch, or to a distributed or uplink port group.
  2. Right-click the affected switch or port group and select All vCenter Actions > Restore Configuration.
  3. If you are restoring the configuration of a distributed switch, provide a backup file.
    1. Click Browse and navigate to the location of the distributed switch backup file.
    2. Select Restore distributed switch and all port groups or Restore distributed switch only.
    3. Click Next.
  4. If you are restoring the configuration of a distributed port group or uplink port group:
    1. Select Restore to previous configuration or Restore configuration from a file.

      Restore to previous configuration reverts the configuration one step back.

    2. If restoring from a file, click Browse to navigate to the location of a port group backup file.
    3. Click Next.
  5. Review the configuration information and click Finish.