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Live Port Moving. Any clue?

Looking at the vSphere documentation I can't find any information about the "Live Port Moving flag" unsless in the ESXi Configuration Guide

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c Choose whether to allow live port moving

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Do you know where I can get more details?

Thank you in advance

E.A.

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AndreTheGiant
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Live port migration means a stand alone dvport can be moved to a dvportgroup and thus acquiring the all the configuration of the dvportgroup and a dvport which is a part of a dvportgroup can be moved out from a dvportgroup, the subsequent config changes to the dvportgroup does not apply to this dvport.

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esloof
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It Allows standalone ports to be moved to a distributed port group while the ports are in use. Moving the port to a distributed port group allows the port to acquire all of that port group's configuration.

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Thank you Eric!

Do you know where I can get more information?

E.A.

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HenrikElm
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Also note that none of this is done with the GUI. Only true portgroups can be handled with the vSphere client.

Personally, I think it is a bad thing to include features in the GUI that cant be used with GUI only (live port moving, create "free" ports on a dvSwitch, direct port assignment on a VM that does not populate..) but I have made that point in other threads already.. Smiley Wink

/Henrik

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4nd7
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Hello Henrik,

Can you please tell me how can you perform a live port moving?

Thank you,

Dan

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firestartah
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Check out this overview  for live port moving http://www.trainsignal.com/blog/vmware-networking-configuring-vnetwork-2

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EthanRowe
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