NIC Teaming (NetLBFO) Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Updated: December 9, 2016

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows PowerShell 5.0, Windows Server 2016

Windows PowerShell® is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional provides assistance in utilizing the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to script and automate tasks.

NIC Teaming Cmdlets

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all NIC Teaming (NetLBFO)-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.

NOTE: The NIC Teaming feature is available only on Windows Server 2012 and later server operating systems. This feature is not available on Windows 10 or any other client operating systems. The NIC Teaming Windows PowerShell cmdlets are available on Windows 10 and other client operating systems to enable the management of NIC teams on remote computers that are running Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, R2 and Windows Server 2012.


Cmdlet Description


Adds a new member (network adapter) to a NIC team.


Adds a new interface to a NIC team.


Gets NIC teams on the system.


Gets network adapters that are members of a NIC team.


Gets team interfaces.


Creates a NIC team.


Removes a NIC team from the host.


Removes one or more network adapters from a NIC team.


Removes a team interface from a NIC team.


Renames a NIC team.


Sets parameters on the specified NIC team.


Sets the role of a member network adapter in a NIC team.


Sets a new VLAN ID on a team interface, or restores the interface to Default mode.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module NetLBFO cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

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