Connect an individual virtual machine to a vSphere Distributed Switch by modifying the NIC configuration of the virtual machine.


  1. Locate the virtual machine in the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Select a data center, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host and click the VMs tab.
    2. Click Virtual Machines and double-click the virtual machine from the list.
  2. On the Configure tab of the virtual machine, expand Settings and select VM Hardware.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Expand the Network adapter section and select Show more networks from the Network adapter drop-down menu.
  5. In the Select Network dialog box, select a distributed port group and click OK.
  6. Click OK.