The Miscellaneous policies dialog allows you to configure distributed port or uplink port blocking policies.


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


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
  2. Select the vSphere distributed switch in the inventory pane.
  3. On the Ports tab, right-click the port to modify and select Edit Settings.
  4. Click Policies.
  5. In the Miscellaneous group, select whether to Block this port.
  6. Click OK.