Dual-Port cannot be assigned in vSphere (ESXi 5.0) - IBM System X, BladeCenter, Flex System
RETAIN tip: H205893
Only the first port of a Dual-Port adapter will appear as configurable in a vSwitch from the VMware vSphere client.
The system is configured with at least one of the following:
The system is configured with one or more of the following IBM Options:
This tip is not system specific.
Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.
Please see the compatibility page for more information:
This behavior is a permanent limitation of the Mellanox ESXi 5 driver.
Add a pseudo device as an uplink to an existing vSwitch by following these steps:
Applicable countries and regions
Document id: MIGR-5090615