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How to resolve VMware ESXi 6.0 only detects first NIC when nested in VMware Workstation

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I’m updating my certifiactions at the moment and to help with my VCP I’m in the process of building a vSphere 6 home lab. I’m using VMware workstation and within it I’m setting up two ESXi 6.0 hosts, a vCSA and a single DC. Each ESXi host has ten NICs with will be distributed and teamed onto five different networks, Management, Storage, vMotion, and two sudo VLANs for VMs. The problem is only the first Network Adpater which was bridged has been detected correctly.

At first i didn’t notice it, as in VM Workstation everything looks ok. The Network Adapters were added in VMware Workstation with out an issue, and assigned to the correct custom virtial networks. Continue reading