Promiscuous portgroup – vMotion

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Would there be any changes when vMotion is used for a VM with a vNIC connected to a DPortGroup with Promiscuous enabled?


I noticed that the interface (Mgmt) behind the same port takes a few mins to become available (starts to respond again via icmp), it seems due to ARP timing out and thus correcting itself.


If I log in to the VM (via console) and initiate a ping then Mgmt connectivity (inbound) becomes available straightaway. So looks to be something related to GARP with a Promiscuous enabled.




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