VCP5 – Configure network security policies

There are 3 basic network security policies: Promiscuous mode, MAC address changes, and Forged transmits. These policies allow for customization of the networking layer to allow network sniffing, clustering, and load-balancing

Changing policies on a Distributed Switch

  1. Open vSphere client and select Networking
  2. Right-click the Port Group and select Edit Settings
  3. Under Policies | Security, change the policies as needed
Changing policies on a Standard Switch
  1. Open vSphere client and select Hosts and Clusters
  2. Select a host and click the Configuration tab
  3. Under Hardware | Networking, click Properties for a Virtual Switch
  4. Select the switch or a port group and click Edit
  5. Under Security, change the policies as needed


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