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Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/28/2017

SYNOPSIS

Gets the VFP/VSwitch port ID.

SYNTAX

Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId [[-VMName] <String>] [[-VMNetworkAdapterName] <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId cmdlet gets the VFP/VSwitch port ID for a virtual machine or infrastructure port. This cmdlet also returns the friendly name of the virtual switch to which the port is attached and the port name.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Get the port ID for a virtual machine network adapter

PS C:\> ($switchName, $portId, $portName) = Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId -VMName "vm1" -VMNetworkAdapterName "VMAdapter"

Example 2: Get the port ID for an infrastructure port

PS C:\> ($switchName, $portId, $portName) = Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId -VMNetworkAdapterName "HostAdapter"

This command gets the port ID for an infrastructure port, and then saves it to the specified variables.

PARAMETERS

-VMName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine for which to retrieve the port ID.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-VMNetworkAdapterName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine network adapter for which to retrieve the port ID.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

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