You can edit advanced distributed port group settings, such as override settings and reset at disconnect.


  1. Locate a distributed port group in the vSphere Web Client.
    1. To locate a distributed port group, select a distributed switch and click the Related Objects tab.
    2. Click Distributed Port Groups and select a distributed port group from the list.
  2. Click the Manage tab and click Settings.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Select theAdvanced page to edit the distributed port group settings.
    Option Description
    Configure reset at disconnect

    From the drop-down menu, enable or disable reset at disconnect.

    When a distributed port is disconnected from a virtual machine, the configuration of the distributed port is reset to the distributed port group setting. Any per-port overrides are discarded.

    Override port policies Select the distributed port group policies to be overridden on a per-port level.
  5. (Optional) Use the policy pages to set overrides for each port policy.
  6. Click OK.