NetQueue is enabled by default. To use NetQueue after it has been deactivated, you must activate it again.



  1. In the ESXi Shell on the host, use the following command:
    esxcli system settings kernel set --setting="netNetqueueEnabled" --value="TRUE"
  2. To configure the NIC driver to use NetQueue, use the esxcli module parameters set command .
    To configure the driver with eight receive queues.on a dual-port Emulex NIC, run this ESXCLI command.
    esxcli system module parameters set -m tg3 -p force_netq=8,8 
  3. Reboot the host.