In virtualization terminology, VSwitch is short for Virtual Switch and represents networking entities connecting Virtual Machines in a virtual network at layer 2. The Virtual Switch is fully virtual and can be connected to a NIC (Network Interface Card). The VMware Virtual Switch is a switching fabric built into the VMware infrastructure (ESX) that allows you to network your Virtual Machines (VMs).
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