Associate a distributed port group with a network resource pool to give you greater control over the bandwidth given to the distributed port group.


  • Open a vSphere Client connection to a vCenter Server.
  • Enable Network I/O Control on the host and create one or more user-defined network resource pools.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
  2. Right-click the distributed port group in the inventory pane, and select Edit Settings.
  3. Select Policies.
  4. In the Resource Allocation group, select the Network Resource Pool to associate the distributed port group with from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click OK.