Remove-VMNetworkAdapter

Removes one or more virtual network adapters from a virtual machine.

Syntax

Remove-VMNetworkAdapter
      [-Name <String>]
      [-Passthru]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-VMName] <String[]>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VMNetworkAdapter
      [-Name <String>]
      [-SwitchName <String>]
      [-Passthru]
      [-ManagementOS]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VMNetworkAdapter
      [-Name <String>]
      [-Passthru]
      [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VMNetworkAdapter
      [-Passthru]
      [-VMNetworkAdapter] <VMNetworkAdapterBase[]>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Remove-VMNetworkAdapter cmdlet removes one or more virtual network adapters from a virtual machine.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\>Remove-VMNetworkAdapter -VMName Redmond -VMNetworkAdapterName Redmond_NIC1

This example removes network adapter Redmond_NIC1 from a virtual machine named Redmond.

Required Parameters

-ManagementOS

Specifies the management operating system of the virtual network adapter to be removed.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VM

Specifies the virtual machine that has the virtual network adapter you want to remove.

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

Specifies the name of the virtual machine that has the virtual network adapter you want to remove.

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

Specifies the virtual machine network adapter to be removed.

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

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the virtual network adapter is to be removed. 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[]
Position:Named
Default value:.
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual network adapter to be removed.

Type:String
Aliases:VMNetworkAdapterName
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Passthru

Specifies that an object to be passed through to the pipeline representing the virtual machine network adapter to be removed. This is a Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMInternalNetworkAdapter object, if -ManagementOS is specified; otherwise it is a Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMNetworkAdapter object.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SwitchName

Specifies the name of the virtual switch connected to the virtual network adapter to be removed.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

None by default. If -PassThru is specified, Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMInternalNetworkAdapter, if -ManagementOS is also specified;otherwise Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMNetworkAdapter.