VMware – Rename vSwitch name in ESX.

Posted: June 10, 2010 in VMware

To Rename vSwitch name in a ESX box , Do the following :

logon to your SC(Esx Concole via ssh)  and Edit the file:
/etc/vmware/esx.conf

change the following line

/net/vswitch/child0001/name = “vSwitch1”

to:
/net/vswitch/child0001/name = “NEWSwitch_name”

save and reboot your ESX Server.

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