Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId

Gets the VFP/VSwitch port ID.

Syntax

Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId
   [[-VMName] <String>]
   [[-VMNetworkAdapterName] <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId cmdlet gets the VFP/VSwitch port ID for a virtual machine or infrastructure port. This cmdlet also returns the friendly name of the virtual switch to which the port is attached and the port name.

Examples

Example 1: Get the port ID for a virtual machine network adapter

PS C:\> ($switchName, $portId, $portName) = Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId -VMName "vm1" -VMNetworkAdapterName "VMAdapter"

Example 2: Get the port ID for an infrastructure port

PS C:\> ($switchName, $portId, $portName) = Get-VMNetworkAdapterPortId -VMNetworkAdapterName "HostAdapter"

This command gets the port ID for an infrastructure port, and then saves it to the specified variables.

Optional Parameters

-VMName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine for which to retrieve the port ID.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMNetworkAdapterName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine network adapter for which to retrieve the port ID.

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