Which three traffic types can be configured for dedicated Vmkernel adapters? (Choose three.)


You might have to change the supported traffic type for a VMkernel adapter, or the way IPv4 or IPv6 addresses are obtained.


In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the host.


Under Manage, select Networking and then select VMkernel adapters.


Select the VMkernel adapter that resides on the target distributed or standard switch and click Edit.


On the Port properties page, select the services that you want to enable.

Check box


vMotion traffic

Enables the VMkernel adapter to advertise itself to another host as the network connection where vMotion traffic is sent. If this property is not enabled for any VMkernel adapter, migration with vMotion to the selected host is not possible.

Provisioning traffic

Handles the data transferred for virtual machine cold migration, cloning, and snapshot creation.

Fault Tolerance traffic

Enables Fault Tolerance logging on the host. You can use only one VMkernel adapter for FT traffic per host.

Management traffic

Enables the management traffic for the host and vCenter Server. Typically, hosts have such a VMkernel adapter created when the ESXi software was installed. You can have an additional VMkernel adapter for management traffic on the host to provide redundancy.

vSphere Replication traffic

Handles the outgoing replication data that is sent from the sourceESXi host to the vSphere Replication server.

vSphere Replication NFC traffic

Handles the incoming replication data on the target replication site.

Virtual SAN

Enables Virtual SAN traffic on the host. Every host that is part from a Virtual SAN cluster must have such a VMkernel adapter.

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