Host Virtual Receive Side Scaling and System Center VMM 2016

In the previous blog, we discussed virtual Receive Side Scaling (vRSS).  When it comes to System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager, I wanted to show how to enable this feature.

With SCVMM 2016, it provides the ability to create port profiles for managing network adapters. Specifically, it allows you to configure offload settings for the Host (parent), Live Migration and Failover Clustering. Below are screenshots for SCVMM 2016 with Update Rollup 3.

Special thanks to Jeff Woolsey for this information.

Please note the text in the window for enabling vRSS clearly states the requirements for vRSS such as the fact that the physical NIC must support VMQ and more…