Set up NIC teaming on the ESXi host:
- In the vSphere Web Client, under vCenter Home, click Hosts and Clusters.
- Click the host, and then click Manage > Networking > Virtual Switches.
- Click the vSwitch, and then click Manage the physical network adapters.
- Select the appropriate (unclaimed) network adapter or adapters and use the arrow to move them to Active Adapters.
- Click Edit settings.
- Select the correct teaming policy under the Load Balancing option.
- Click OK.