Question for set up MSCS on vmware6.7

Question for set up MSCS on vmware6.7

Dear vmware team,

Question  form set up MSCS on vmware6.7

At colume virtual NIC   “use the default type all guest operating system.”  page10/39

What is  this  mean ?

I want to know default is vmnet3 or E100e   .

Hi there!

For Microsoft Windows OS from Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008, the recommendation is to always use VMXNET3 and VMware Tools installed (This last part is really important for the OS to identify the vNIC).

Please note page 17 of vSphere 6.7 guide to MSCS:

"Consider using the VMXNET3 paravirtualized NIC. VMXNET 3 is the latest generation of paravirtualized NICs designed for performance. It offers several advanced features including multiqueue support, Receive Side Scaling, IPv4/IPv6 offloads, and MSI/MSI-X interrupt delivery."


This document was generated from the following discussion: Question for set up MSCS on vmware6.7



Default means what gets configured when you deploy a VM from inbox esxi host VM template.

Different VM guest OS & VM hardware version has an inbuilt nic configured within the template which is used for VM deployment.

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