Add-VMSwitch

Adds a virtual switch to an Ethernet resource pool.

Syntax

Add-VMSwitch
   [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
   [-ComputerName <String[]>]
   [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
   [-Name] <String[]>
   [-ResourcePoolName] <String[]>
   [<CommonParameters>]
Add-VMSwitch
   [-VMSwitch] <VMSwitch[]>
   [-ResourcePoolName] <String[]>
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Add-VMSwitch cmdlet adds a virtual switch to an Ethernet resource pool.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Add-VMSwitch -Name Test -ResourcePoolName "Engineering Department"

Adds virtual switch Test to Ethernet resource pool Engineering Department.

Example 2

PS C:\> Get-VMSwitch -Name Test | Add-VMSwitch -ResourcePoolName "Engineering Department"

Adds virtual switch Test to Ethernet resource pool Engineering Department.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual switch to be added.

Type:String[]
Aliases:SwitchName
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ResourcePoolName

Specifies the name of the resource pool to which the virtual switch is to be added.

Type:String[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMSwitch

Specifies the virtual switch to be added to the Ethernet resource pool.

Type:VMSwitch[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ComputerName

Specifies an array of Hyper-V hosts. The cmdlet adds the virtual switch on the Hyper-V hosts that you specify.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Credential

Specifies one or more user accounts that have permission to perform this action. The default is the current user.

Type:PSCredential[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

None by default; Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMNetwork if -PassThru is present.