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Add-VMSwitch

Last Updated: 2/14/2017

SYNOPSIS

Adds a virtual switch to an Ethernet resource pool.

SYNTAX

NetworkByName (Default)

Add-VMSwitch [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
 [-Name] <String[]> [-ResourcePoolName] <String[]> [<CommonParameters>]

NetworkByObject

Add-VMSwitch [-VMSwitch] <VMSwitch[]> [-ResourcePoolName] <String[]> [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Add-VMSwitch cmdlet adds a virtual switch to an Ethernet resource pool.

EXAMPLES

Example 1

PS C:\> Add-VMSwitch -Name Test -ResourcePoolName "Engineering Department"

Adds virtual switch Test to Ethernet resource pool Engineering Department.

Example 2

PS C:\> Get-VMSwitch -Name Test | Add-VMSwitch -ResourcePoolName "Engineering Department"

Adds virtual switch Test to Ethernet resource pool Engineering Department.

PARAMETERS

-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type: CimSession[]
Parameter Sets: NetworkByName
Aliases: 

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

-ComputerName

Specifies an array of Hyper-V hosts. The cmdlet adds the virtual switch on the Hyper-V hosts that you specify.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: NetworkByName
Aliases: 

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

-Credential

Specifies one or more user accounts that have permission to perform this action. The default is the current user.

Type: PSCredential[]
Parameter Sets: NetworkByName
Aliases: 

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

-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual switch to be added.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: NetworkByName
Aliases: SwitchName

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ResourcePoolName

Specifies the name of the resource pool to which the virtual switch is to be added.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-VMSwitch

Specifies the virtual switch to be added to the Ethernet resource pool.

Type: VMSwitch[]
Parameter Sets: NetworkByObject
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
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.

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

None by default; Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMNetwork if -PassThru is present.

NOTES

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