I was wondering whether anyone would be able to answer a Nexus 1000v design question.
I am in the process of migrating our VMWare environment off the standard vSwitches and to a Nexus 1000v. My question is regarding the "port profile type ethernet" configuration.
Each cluster within our datacentre uses vswitch1 for vmotion traffic, this vswitch1 has two vmnics bound to. I have configured "port profile type ethernet vmotion" for the vswitch1 on one cluster, within this profile I have bound the relevant vlan. As this vlan is the same on all clusters should I use the same port profile "vmotion" for all clusters or create a different port profile say vmotion1, vmotion2 for the other clusters?
Hopefully this makes sense.
One port-profile will be fine. There's really no need to create another port-profile. You'll be able to monitor the vmknics per host via veth interfaces.
I'd just got with one port-profile.