Add-VDSwitchVMHost

This cmdlet adds hosts to the specified vSphere distributed switch. The physical network adapters of the hosts are not connected to the vSphere distributed switch.

Syntax

-VDSwitch  <VDSwitch>
-VMHost  <VMHost[]>
[-RunAsync]
[-Server  <VIServer[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
VDSwitch
VDSwitch named
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the vSphere distributed switch to which you want to add one or more hosts.
    required
    VMHost
    VMHost[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the hosts that you want to add to the vSphere distributed switch.
    optional
    RunAsync
    SwitchParameter named Indicates that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete. In this mode, the output of the cmdlet is a Task object. For more information about the RunAsync parameter run "help About_RunAsync" in the VMware PowerCLI console.
    optional
    Server
    VIServer[] named Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is provided or $null value is passed to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-VIServer.

    Output

    Examples


    Example 1

    Get-VDSwitch -Name "MyDistributedSwitch" | Add-VDSwitchVMHost -VMHost "VMHost1", "VMHost2"

    Adds two hosts to the specified vSphere distributed switch.

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