The VLAN policy allows virtual networks to join physical VLANs.
Before you begin
Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.
- Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
- Right-click the distributed port group in the inventory pane, and select Edit Settings.
- Select Policies.
- Select the type of VLAN filtering and marking from the VLAN Type drop-down menu.
Do not use VLAN.
Use this option in case of External Switch Tagging.
Tag traffic with the ID from the VLAN ID field.
Type a number between 1 and 4094 for Virtual Switch Tagging.
Pass VLAN traffic with ID within the VLAN trunk range to guest operating system. You can set multiple ranges and individual VLANs by using a comma-separated list.
Use this option for Virtual Guest Tagging.
Associate the traffic with a private VLAN created on the distributed switch.
- Click OK.