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3 Days… 3 Ways To Setup a vSwitch

What happens in 3 days? You know, don’t you? Well, I’m sure you do. That said, here are 3 ways to configure a vSwitch. (Yes there are more ways than this, but alas… one has to stick with the theme.).

Using the Virtual Infrastructure Client:

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Using The VI Toolkit (PowerShell)

Before:

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PowerShell:

PS C:\> get-vmhost 192.168.15.253 | New-VirtualSwitch -Name Example2 -Numports 128

Name       Num Ports  Num Ports  Mtu   Key
                      Available
—-       ———  ———- —   —
Example2   128        127        1500  key-vim.host.VirtualSwitch-…

After:

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Using the Remote CLI:

Before:

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Rcli:

C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware VI Remote CLI\bin>perl esxcfg-vswitch.pl –vihost 192.168.15.253 –server dc01.nerv.local –add Example3

Enter username: cody.bunch

After:

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Tell me about some other ways you do this in the comments.

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