Enabling vMotion For ESXi Host

This article provides steps to enable vMotion and Fault tolerance logging for an ESXi/ESX host.

To enable vMotion and/or Fault tolerance logging:

  1. Log into vCenter Server using the vSphere Client.
  2. Click the ESXi/ESX host.
  3. Click the Configuration tab.
  4. Under the Hardware section, click Networking.
  5. Click Properties for the virtual switch where a VMkernel port has been configured.
  6. In the dialog box that opens, select vmkernel in the Ports tab and click Edit.
  7. To enable vMotion, select Enabled next to vMotion and click OK.
  8. To enable Fault tolerance logging, select Enabled next to Fault tolerance logging and click OK.

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