Create the necessary private VLANs on the vSphere Distributed Switch to be able to assign distributed ports to participate to a private VLAN.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the distributed switch.
  2. On the Manage tab, click Settings.
  3. Select Private VLAN and click Edit.
  4. To add a primary VLAN, under Primary VLAN ID click Add and enter the ID of a primary VLAN.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) in front of the primary VLAN ID to add it to the list.

    The primary private VLAN also appears under Secondary Private VLAN ID.

  6. To add a secondary VLAN, in the right pane click Add and enter the ID of the VLAN.
  7. Click the plus sign (+) in front of the secondary VLAN ID to add it to the list.
  8. From the drop-down menu in the Secondary VLAN type column, select either Isolated or Community.
  9. Click OK.

What to do next

Configure a distributed port group or port to associate traffic with the private VLAN. See Configure VLAN Tagging on a Distributed Port Group or Distributed Port.