iSCSI and vMotion on the same vSwitch

Can iSCSI and vMotion live on the same vSwitch?
vMotion is a feature that is rarely used in our deployments. It is mainly just used when preparing a host for maintenance. We deploy small environments and relatively no DRS events happening.  We have been moving to 10GbE for iSCSI connectivity and vMotion and have typically used separate vSwitches and 2X 2port 10GbE NICs. 2 Ports assigned to the iSCSI vSwitch and 2 to the vMotion vSwitch. I am thinking I am wasting resources since vMotion lays dormant most of the time. I would like to create a single vSwitch assign all 4 vmnics to it, create 4 VMKernel Ports for iSCSI to really beef up the throughput  and 2 VMKernel ports for vMotion. This would result in some sharing of 2 of the vmnics, but I am thinking since vMotion is so rarely used it should not be a problem. Anyone have thoughts or comments?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Can iSCSI and vMotion live on the same vSwitch?

Yes, but not best practice!

But if vMotion is not in use..... not going to make much difference....
DKHeneryAuthor Commented:
Thank you Andrew.... Agreed... it is not the best practice, but again vMotion lies dormant over 90% of the time in these smaller deployments and of course I am tasked to reduce costs and get more out of less....
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes we don't all work in Greenfield sites!
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