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Put VMs inside VMkernel Port Group

Hi,

Networking for VMware Administrators syas:

"You cannot put VMs inside of this port group because it is made specifically for a VMkernel port."

However, i'm using ESXi 5.5 and is able to put normal VM interface inside the vmk port group. (I only created 1 vmk port group so all the VMs all in the same group with the vmkernel interface)

May I know if this is a new feature or something goes wrong?

Thanks!

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RanjnaAggarwal
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This can only be possible with distributed switches not with standard switches.

Regards, Ranjna Aggarwal

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Are you talking about Standard or Distributed Virtual Switches?

Please post a screenshot which shows this configuration. With Standard Switches you need separate port groups for VMkernel and VM traffic. These port groups however, can be created on the same vSwitch.

André

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This can only be possible with distributed switches not with standard switches.

Regards, Ranjna Aggarwal
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