Creating Standart Switch spanning on muliple ESX hosts

I am working with  vSphere 6.5 environment. we have 2 clusters that have 2 hosts in them. I am seeing that there are 3 Standart Switch created and it is under DataCenter. My question is How I can configure standart Switch to span ESXi hosts.

I couldn't see any menu for me to allow add remove Hosts to this VSwitch,

and I am not talking about Distributed Switch,

Please let me know how to configure this
toronto2456Asked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Standard Switches are created per Host, they are an object which is managed per host, and attached to hosts.
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toronto2456Author Commented:
Hi,
I know but here is the situation. It seems that I can create port groups on standart swithces and add ESX hosts to these Port groups,

please see the image. in this image Management and VM Network Standart network shows ESX hosts.

What I am trying to do is to add another ESXi hosts to this lists and understand how I can create these networks.

I am just trying to create Vmotion/ manegement networks on ESXi hosts as rests of the port groups/networks is on distributed switch.


Thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You cannot add other ESXi Hosts to these port groups on other ESXi Hosts.

What you need to do is just re-create the same indentical Portgroups on each ESXi Hosts using Standard Switches, which are per Host, not shared.
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toronto2456Author Commented:
But when I create the same port groups on each ESXi hosts, Then I am seeing the same port groups listed twice . It is noit the way I am having here. I am not sure If i can explain myself.

in the image, port groups shows as only ones and it is mapped to ESX hosts.

But If I create port groups with he same name separately, then they all listed under DataCenter.

It seems as if you can add and remove ESX hosts to these port groups as it is clear the case in my configuration.
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Bryant SchaperCommented:
The feature you are looking for is a dvSwitch, Distributed Virtual Switch, as Andrew points out, that is not a feature of a Standard Switch.  VMWare has to get paid if you want that.  One of the arguements for enterprise licensing
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toronto2456Author Commented:
I know that,,
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Bryant SchaperCommented:
Then I miss the question, we all know that a standard vswitch doesn't do what you want, but you sound like you want to do it anyways.  So I am confused as to what you are asking I guess.
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toronto2456Author Commented:
There is an image attached. pls look at it.

anyways, i do not need them anymore. I created everything ,

I know that standard switch lives on ESXi host versus dswitch on datacenter level etc. I said I am aware of that in the question or following messages,

I think What I was looking for was to create port groups on datacenter or cluster level keeping the switch configurations on ESXi Hosts same.
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toronto2456Author Commented:
But I couldn't how to do it
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You need to got to each HOST and Configure..... as it's a host object.

e.g. configured per host.

There is no GLOBAL do this configuration for ALL Hosts in the Cluster at the Cluster Level. (for networking).

You can view ALL Networks at the Cluster Level, but thats it. and that is the screenshot you have provided, and shows VMs and Hosts connected those hosts.

The screenshot also looks like the HTML5 Client, which is also not fully supported yet.
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