MRoushdy
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N-VDS Types

Hello,

While going through the installation guide for NSX-T guide,  two types of the N-VDS were mentioned, standard, and enhanced. Could you please give me a brief about the differences?

Thank you,

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p0wertje
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An N-VDS has two modes: standard and enhanced datapath. An enhanced datapath N-VDS has the performance capabilities to support NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) workloads.

Enhanced data path is a networking stack mode, which when configured provides superior network performance. It is primarily targeted for NFV workloads, which requires the performance benefits provided by this mode.

To run this you need a network card that support ENS (enhanced network stack)

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-T-Data-Center/2.3/com.vmware.nsxt.install.doc/GUID-F459E3E4-F5...

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