New-VirtualPortGroup

Synopsis

Creates a new port group on the specified host.

Syntax

New-VirtualPortGroup [-Name] <String> [-VirtualSwitch] <VirtualSwitch> [-VLanId <Int32>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Remove-VirtualPortGroup
Set-VirtualPortGroup
Get-VirtualPortGroup

Detailed Description

Creates a new port group on the host using the provided parameters.

Parameters

NameDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameSpecify a name for the new port group.truefalse
VirtualSwitchSpecify the virtual switch for which you want to create a new port group.truetrue (ByValue)
VLanIdSpecify the VLAN ID for ports using this port group. The following values are valid:

0 - specifies that you do not want the port group associated with a VLAN.
1 to 4094 - specifies a VLAN ID for the port group.
4095 - specifies that the port group should use trunk mode, which allows the guest operating system to manage its own VLAN tags.
falsefalse
WhatIfIndicate that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falsefalse
ConfirmIndicate that the cmdlet asks for confirmation before running.falsefalse

Input Type

Return Type

VMware.VimAutomation.Types.Host.VirtualPortGroup

Notes

Examples

--------------  Example 1 --------------

C:\PS>$vmHost = Get-VMHost -Name 10.23.114.234 

$vs =  New-VirtualSwitch -VMHost $vmHost -Name Switch03

$vpg =  New-VirtualPortGroup -VirtualSwitch $vs -Name VPG1


Creates a virtual port group named VPG1 on the virtual switch Switch03.

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