To stop allocating bandwidth to the virtual machines from the reservation quota of a network resource pool, remove the association between the port group to which the virtual machines are connected and the pool.


  1. Locate a distributed port group in the vSphere Client.
    1. Select a distributed switch and click the Networks tab.
    2. Click Distributed Port Groups.
  2. Right-click the distributed port group and select Edit Settings.
  3. In the Edit Settings dialog box for the port group, click General.
  4. From the Network resource pool drop-down menu, select (default) and click OK.


The distributed port group becomes associated with the default VM network resource pool.