To handle the networking configuration for all hosts in the Supervisor Cluster, create a vSphere Distributed Switch.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to a data center.
  2. In the navigator, right-click the data center and select Distributed Switch > New Distributed Switch.
  3. Enter a name for the new distributed switch.
    For example, DSwitch.
  4. In Select Version, enter a version for the distributed switch.
    Select 7.0.0 - ESXi 7.0 and later.
  5. In Configure Settings, enter the number of uplinks ports.
    Enter a value of 2.
  6. Review the settings and click Finish.
  7. Right-click the distributed switch you created and select Settings > Edit settings.
  8. On the Advanced tab, enter a value of more than 1600 as the MTU (Bytes) value and click OK.
    For example, 9000.

What to do next

Add distributed port groups. See Create Distributed Port Groups.