You can migrate an existing virtual adapter from a vSphere standard switch to a vSphere distributed switch.


Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select a host in the inventory pane.
  2. On the host Configuration tab, click Networking.
  3. Select the vSphere Distributed Switch view.
  4. Click Manage Virtual Adapters.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Select Migrate existing virtual network adapters and click Next.
  7. Select one or more virtual network adapters to migrate.
  8. For each selected adapter, choose a port group from the Select a port group drop-down menu.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Click Finish.