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Update Network Adapter

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

The Update Network Adapter activity is used to make changes to an existing network adapter.

The activity publishes all of the data from the required and optional properties into published data. The following tables list the required and optional properties and published data for this activity.

Update Network Adapter Required Properties

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Virtual Network Adapter ID

The unique identifier (GUID) for the Virtual Network Adapter

 

Update Network Adapter Optional Properties

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Logical Network

The name or IP subnet for the logical network.

MAC Address

Dynamic or Static. You can specify a Static MAC address or choose <Static-Auto>, in which case the static address will be generated by the activity.

 

MAC Address pool

When the MAC address is set to Static, you must specify the MAC address pool.

Network Location

The network location for a physical network adapter or for a virtual network adapter

 

Network Tag

An alphanumeric value of your choice to differentiate the host’s virtual networks, based on a criterion such as throughput or security. Network tags can be used to match virtual machines with suitable hosts.

 

Virtual Network ID

The unique identifier (GUID) of the Virtual Network specified at the host level of the Virtual Machine Manager configuration

 

VLAN ID

A numeric identifier in the range 1 through 4094 for the Network VLAN

 

Update Network Adapter Published Data

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Accessibility

Public or Internal

 

Added Time

The date and time that the Virtual Network Adapter was added, in the format yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss AM or PM

 

Enabled

True or False. If False, the virtual machine cannot be started.

 

Ethernet Address

The Virtual Network Adapter address, in the format 00:00:00:00:00:00

 

Ethernet Address Type

Dynamic or Static

 

MAC Address

Dynamic or Static

 

MAC Addresses Spoofing Enabled

True or False. If True, allows the guest operating system of a Hyper-V virtual machine to provide an alternative MAC Address to the one that the virtual machine provides.

 

Modified Time

The date and time that the Virtual Network Adapter was modified, in the format yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss AM or PM

 

Network Location

The network location for a physical network adapter or for a virtual network adapter

 

Network Tag

An alphanumeric value to differentiate the host’s virtual networks, based on a criterion such as throughput or security. Network tags can be used to match virtual machines with suitable hosts.

 

Physical Address

The Virtual Network Adapter physical address, in the format 00:00:00:00:00:00

 

Physical Address Type

Dynamic or Static

 

Synthetic

True or False

 

Virtual Network Adapter ID

The unique identifier (GUID) of the Virtual Network Adapter

 

Virtual Network Adapter Name

The name of the Network Adapter, which is auto-generated

 

Virtual Network Adapter Type

Emulated or Synthetic

 

Virtual Network ID

The unique identifier (GUID) of the Virtual Network specified at the host level of the Virtual Machine Manager configuration

 

Virtual Network Name

The name of the Virtual Network specified at the host level of the Virtual Machine Manager configuration

 

VLAN Enabled

True or False

 

VLAN ID

A numeric identifier in the range 1 through 4094 for the Network VLAN

 

VM ID

The unique identifier (GUID) of the virtual machine for which the network adapter was created

 

VMW Adapter Index

The index number of the Virtual Network Adapter

 

See Also

 
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