vSphere Network I/O Control: NIC Limit bandwidth

Today let’s talk about vSphere Network I/O Control (NIOC) version 3 (vSphere 6.0), it’s a feature in the vSphere Distributed Switch that allows you to control granularly the output/egress bandwidth from a VM network adapter level. Besides there are other useful options within NIOC capabilities, today, I will focus only in the network adapter bandwidth limit for VMs. Prerequisites: Enable the feature in the dvSwitch (in our case the one with Data Network):Scenario:...

August 2, 2018 · 3 min · itgaiden

vSphere Network I/O Control: NIC Limit bandwidth

Today let’s talk about vSphere Network I/O Control (NIOC) version 3 (vSphere 6.0), it’s a feature in the vSphere Distributed Switch that allows you to control granularly the output/egress bandwidth from a VM network adapter level. Besides there are other useful options within NIOC capabilities, today, I will focus only in the network adapter bandwidth limit for VMs. Prerequisites: Enable the feature in the dvSwitch (in our case the one with Data Network):Scenario:...

August 2, 2018 · 3 min · itgaiden