Trace3 Tech Blog: VMware Migration of vSS to vDS run book

OCT 20, 2013

Title – VMware Migration of vSS to vDS

Author – Kevin Martin and James McDermet- Trace3

Summary  – This run book will describe the process to perform a hot migration of virtual machines from the standard vSwitch (vSS) to distributed vSwitch (vDS).  There are many reasons why an organization should use vDS over vSS.  Some of those advantages, but not limited to are ease of management, QoS, NetFlow monitoring, etc.

Prerequisites – In order to apply vDS configurations you must be on vSphere ESXi Enterprise Plus.  To configure vDS you must be running vCenter Server.

Download the entire document here:

vSS-vDS-Migration Word Document

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