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Disconnect-VMNetworkAdapter

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Disconnects a virtual network adapter from a virtual switch or Ethernet resource pool.

SYNTAX

Name (Default)

Disconnect-VMNetworkAdapter [-VMName] <String[]> [[-Name] <String[]>] [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
 [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>] [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

Obj

Disconnect-VMNetworkAdapter [-VMNetworkAdapter] <VMNetworkAdapter[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Disconnect-VMNetworkAdapter cmdlet disconnects a virtual network adapter from a virtual switch or Ethernet resource pool.

EXAMPLES

Example 1

PS C:\> Disconnect-VMNetworkAdapter -VMNetworkAdapter Test1

Disconnects virtual network adapter Test1.

Example 2

PS C:\> Get-VMNetworkAdapter -VMName * | Where-Object {$_.SwitchName -eq 'InternetAccess'} | Disconnect-VMNetworkAdapter

Disconnects all virtual network adapters whose SwitchName is InternetAccess in all virtual machines on the local server that runs Hyper-V.

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: Name
Aliases: 

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

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which a virtual network adapter is to be disconnected. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer. Use localhost or a dot (.) to specify the local computer explicitly.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: Name
Aliases: 

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

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
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: Name
Aliases: 

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

-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual network adapter to be disconnected.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: Name
Aliases: VMNetworkAdapterName

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

-Passthru

Specifies that a Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMNetworkAdapter object is to be passed through to the pipeline representing the virtual network adapter to be disconnected.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-VMName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine in which the virtual network adapter is to be disconnected.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: Name
Aliases: 

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

-VMNetworkAdapter

Specifies the virtual network adapter to be disconnected.

Type: VMNetworkAdapter[]
Parameter Sets: Obj
Aliases: 

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

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
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.

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

None by default; Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMNetworkAdapter if PassThru is specified.

NOTES

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