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 Client.
    1. Select a data center, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host and click the VMs tab.
    2. Click Virtual Machines and click the virtual machine from the list.
  2. From the Actions menu, select Edit Settings.
  3. Expand the Network adapter section and select Browse from the Network adapter drop-down menu.
  4. In the Select Network dialog box, select a distributed port group and click OK.
  5. Click OK.