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EthernetUpdateSpec

The Ethernet.UpdateSpec structure describes the updates to be made to the configuration of a virtual Ethernet adapter.


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
optional allow_guest_control boolean

Flag indicating whether the guest can connect and disconnect the device. If unset, the value is unchanged.

optional backing EthernetBackingSpec

Physical resource backing for the virtual Ethernet adapter. This field may be modified at any time, and changes will be applied the next time the virtual machine is powered on.

If unset, the value is unchanged.

optional mac_address string

MAC address. This field may be modified at any time, and changes will be applied the next time the virtual machine is powered on.

If unset, the value is unchanged. Must be specified if Ethernet.UpdateSpec.mac-type is MANUAL. Must be unset if the MAC address type is not MANUAL.

optional mac_type EthernetMacAddressType Enum

MAC address type. This field may be modified at any time, and changes will be applied the next time the virtual machine is powered on.

If unset, the value is unchanged.

optional start_connected boolean

Flag indicating whether the virtual device should be connected whenever the virtual machine is powered on. If unset, the value is unchanged.

optional upt_compatibility_enabled boolean

Flag indicating whether Universal Pass-Through (UPT) compatibility should be enabled on this virtual Ethernet adapter. This field may be modified at any time, and changes will be applied the next time the virtual machine is powered on.

If unset, the value is unchanged. Must be unset if the emulation type of the virtual Ethernet adapter is not VMXNET3.

optional wake_on_lan_enabled boolean

Flag indicating whether wake-on-LAN shoud be enabled on this virtual Ethernet adapter. This field may be modified at any time, and changes will be applied the next time the virtual machine is powered on.

If unset, the value is unchanged.

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