You can assign physical NICs of a host that is associated with a distributed switch to uplink port on the host proxy switch.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to the host.
  2. On the Configure tab, expand Networking and select Virtual Switches.
  3. Select a distributed switch from the list.
  4. Click Manage Physical Adapters.
  5. Select a free uplink from the list and click Add adapters.
  6. Select a physical NIC and click OK.