vSwitch VLAN ID and Cisco switch VLAN

Our current switch ports are all assigned to the default VLAN 1 and the vSwitch on the ESX server is also set to VLAN 1.  If we migrate to a new switch and create a new VLAN(VLAN 50) and assign the ports to this VLAN, does the vSwitch also need to be set to VLAN 50?  We are moving to a new location and upgrading all of our internal hardware and thought this would be a good time to configure this more securely rather than with all the defaults.
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
If your switch ports are configured as access ports you don't need to specifically set the VLAN tagging in VMware, if you are using trunked ports and want to separate the traffic that runs over them then you do need to set VLAN tagging on your vSwitch(es)

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