Enable-VMSwitchExtension

Enables one or more extensions on one or more switches.

Syntax

Enable-VMSwitchExtension
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
      [-Name] <String[]>
      [<CommonParameters>]
Enable-VMSwitchExtension
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
      [-Name] <String[]>
      [-VMSwitchName] <String[]>
      [<CommonParameters>]
Enable-VMSwitchExtension
      [-Name] <String[]>
      [-VMSwitch] <VMSwitch[]>
      [<CommonParameters>]
Enable-VMSwitchExtension
      [-VMSwitchExtension] <VMSwitchExtension[]>
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Enable-VMSwitchExtension cmdlet enables one or more extensions on one or more switches. You can use the Get-VMSystemSwitchExtension cmdlet to enumerate the virtual switch extensions installed on the system.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Enable-VMSwitchExtension -VMSwitchName External -Name "Microsoft Windows Filtering Platform"

Enables WFP ("Microsoft Windows Filtering Platform") on a virtual switch named External.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of the network extension to be enabled.

Type:String[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMSwitch

Specifies the virtual switch on which the extension is to be enabled.

Type:VMSwitch[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMSwitchExtension

Specifies the extension to be enabled.

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

Specifies the name of the switch on which the extension is to be enabled.

Type:String[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
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:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which an extension is to be enabled. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer. Use localhost or a dot (.) to specify the local computer explicitly.

Type:String[]
Aliases:PSComputerName
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

Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.NetworkExtension