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How to configure VLAN for a HyperV Switch through powershell command

asked 2016-03-04 11:38:13 +0300

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I want to configure VLAN for management OS for an external HyperV switch. From Virtual switch manager, its straight forward, by checking enable VLAN for mangement OS in HyperV switch properties.

How can I set VLAN in the same way through powershell command ?

Command I used to create HyperV Virtual switch: New-VMSwitch -Name external_switch -NetAdapterName Ethernet -AllowManagementOS $false

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answered 2016-03-04 13:54:40 +0300

updated 2016-03-04 13:55:24 +0300


Once you have created your switch, which in your case does not have a AllowManagementOS set to True, you cand do something like this:

Set-VMSwitch -AllowManagementOS $True switch-name

This is to enable AllowManagementOS on the switch. Then, to enable vlan you need to use the following command:

   Get-VMNetworkAdapter -SwitchName switch-name -ManagementOS | Set-VMNetworkAdapterVlan -Access -VlanId VlanID
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Thanks a lot. It worked fine .!

shiva-m gravatar imageshiva-m ( 2016-03-15 17:03:06 +0300 )edit

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