When using the failover option for a virtual switch with multiple uplinks, how does ESXi determine the uplink

When using the failover option for a virtual switch with multiple uplinks, how does ESXi determine the uplink to use in a failover event?

A.
Using link state tracking to see which uplinks are connected.

B.
Using beacon probing to discover which uplink has a shortest route.

C.
A specified list.

D.
Using the reported uptime to determine which uplink to select.

Explanation:

Use explicit failover order: Always use the highest order uplink from the list of Active adapters which passes failover detection criteria.


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