Health check monitors for changes in vSphere Distributed Switch configurations. You must enable vSphere Distributed Switch health check to perform checks on distributed switch configurations.


  1. On the vSphere Client Home page, click Networking and navigate to the distributed switch.
  2. Select the Configure tab and expand Setting.
  3. Select Health Check and click the Edit button.
  4. Use the drop-down menus to enable or disable health check options.
    Option Description
    VLAN and MTU Reports the status of distributed uplink ports and VLAN ranges.
    Teaming and Failover Checks for any configuration mismatch between theESXi host and the physical switch used in the teaming policy.
  5. Click OK.

What to do next

When you change the configuration of a vSphere Distributed Switch, you can view information about the change in the Monitor tab in the vSphere Client. See View vSphere Distributed Switch Health Status.