Data Object - HostVirtualNicSpec

Property of
HostVirtualNic, HostVirtualNicConfig
Parameter to
AddServiceConsoleVirtualNic, AddVirtualNic, UpdateServiceConsoleVirtualNic, UpdateVirtualNic
Extends
DynamicData
See also
DistributedVirtualSwitchPortConnection, HostIpConfig

Data Object Description

This data object type describes the VirtualNic configuration containing both the configured properties on a VirtualNic and identification information.

Properties

Name Type Description
distributedVirtualPort*DistributedVirtualSwitchPortConnection

The DistributedVirtualPort that is connected to the vnic.

Since vSphere API 4.0
ip*HostIpConfig

The IP configuration on the virtual network adapter.
mac*xsd:string

The media access control (MAC) address of the virtual network adapter.
mtu*xsd:int

The maximum transmission unit for packets size in bytes for the virtual nic. This property is applicable to vmkernel virtual nics and will be ignored if specified for service console virtual nics. If not specified, the system default value shall be used.

Since vSphere API 4.0
portgroup*xsd:string

The Portgroup to which the Vnic connects. While reconfiguring a virtual nic, this field indicates the new portgroup the virtualnic should connect to. This can be specified only if distributedVirtualPort is not specified.

Since vSphere API 4.0
tsoEnabled*xsd:boolean

Flag enabling or disabling tcp segmentation offset for a virtual nic. This property is applicable to vmkernel virtual nics and will be ignored if specified for service console vitual nics. If not specified, a default value of true shall be used.

Since vSphere API 4.0
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType
*Need not be set
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