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powershell script for setting windows ip addresses subnet and gateway and dns

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been googleing for a powershell script to set up all the ip address stuff for virtual 2008 r2 in a vmware 4.1 enviroment so i can use a script for a forth coming vitual server build / migration prject
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you can use NETSH to set the network config, it isnt really powershell but you can use it in Powershell just the same.

See here for how to do it: http://www.petri.co.il/configure_tcp_ip_from_cmd.htm
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what if the virtual server has multiple nics
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Is there any logic in the network card names?
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no its basically going to be something like a script that sets up the ip address the subnet and gateway with defaults for subnet 255.255.255.0 if nothing entered


if second nic is required press yes

insert ip adress for second nic


etc
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Ah ok... that makes it harder, when we did somthig like this i just copy pasted commandlines that set all the settings, dont really see the point of having popup dialougs, i just had an excelsheet ready and copy pasted from left screen to right screen, everything ready so no need to do any typing.
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I am trying to setup script for a vmware 2008 r2 project that I am currently working on for the next part that I am trying to script a lot to cut down on finger trouble putting wrong details in asx the gateway and dns will not change just the ip address but thde servers will have multiple nics
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didn't answer fully
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Ian

Have a look at this

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Get-VM VMName | Get-VMGuestNetworkInterface -GuestUser Administrator -GuestPassword <password> -HostUser root -HostPassword <password> | Set-VMGuestNetworkInterface -IPPolicy Static -Ip <IPAddress> -Netmask 255.255.252.0 -Gateway <Gateway> -GuestUser Administrator -GuestPassword <password> -HostUser root -HostPassword <password>

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Also checkout Set-VMGuestNetworkInterface Options for DNS etc

http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/windowstoolkit/wintk40u1/html/Set-VMGuestNetworkInterface.html
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