Configuring VMware Switch for NLB

For all those using Load balancing with VMware, you will need to configure a NLB portgroup to avoid port flooding. To prevent RARP packets being sent every time vMotion or powering on a VM, you will need to configure no notify switch on the required portgroups. If you are using unicast, you will also need to set the Security Policy Forged Transmit to Accept.

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Nice article Ryan.

 

Configuring VMware Switch for NLB

 

 

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