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NAME
Get-NetworkAdapter

SYNOPSIS
Retrieves the virtual network adapters available on a vSphere server.

SYNTAX
Get-NetworkAdapter [[-VM] ] [[-Template] ] [[-Snapshot] ] [-Id
] [-Name ] [-Server ] []


DESCRIPTION
Retrieves the virtual network adapters available on a vSphere server. The cmdlet returns a set of virtual network
adapters assigned to the virtual machines, templates, and snapshots specified by the VirtualMachine, Template, and
Snapshot parameters. At least one of these parameters must be provided. To specify a server different from the def
ault one, use the -Server parameter.


PARAMETERS
-VM
Specify the virtual machines from which you want to retrieve virtual network adapters.

Required? false
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Template
Specify the templates from which you want to retrieve virtual network adapters.

Required? false
Position? 2
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Snapshot
Specify the snapshots from which you want to retrieve virtual network adapters.

Required? false
Position? 3
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? false

-Id
Specify the Id of the network adapters you want to retrieve.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Name
Specify the names of the network adapters you want to retrieve.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Server
Specify the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the co
mmand runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-V
IServer.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? true


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

INPUTS



OUTPUTS
NetworkAdapter


NOTES




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

C:\PS>Get-NetworkAdapter -VM VM


Retrieves the network adapter assigned the VM virtual machine.


MacAddress : 00:30:56:94:0a:1a
WakeOnLanEnabled : True
NetworkName : VM Network
ConnectionState : VMware.VimAutomation.Client20.ConnectInfoImpl
Id : VirtualMachine-vm-16/4000
Name : Network Adapter 1



RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Get-NetworkAdapter.html
New-NetworkAdapter
Remove-NetworkAdapter
Set-NetworkAdapter