Set-NetIPInterface powershell change -interfaceindex to another number

Hi,

i have a hopefully an easy one to solve.

I want to know if i can change the interfaceindex number via power shell using the interface alias that is already assigned.

for example

Get-NetIPInterface -interfaceAlias "Ethernet1" then somehow use that to change the iFIndex number from its created value to another number with something like Set-NetIPInterface -Interfaceindex "12"

thanks in advance.
Adam FlookSenior Technical Services EngineerAsked:
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Joe FulginitiNetwork EngineerCommented:
The following article from Microsoft will explain how to change the order.

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/networking/2015/08/14/adjusting-the-network-protocol-bindings-in-windows-10/
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Adam FlookSenior Technical Services EngineerAuthor Commented:
HI,

That isn't what i am after, i want to change the number circled in red in the attached file to another one if possible.

many thanks
ifindex.JPG
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oBdACommented:
No, sorry. Windows determines them during boot, and that's that.
The result from Get-NetIPInterface is basically a WMI MSFT_NetIPInterface object, and InterfaceIndex is a read-only property.
MSFT_NetIPInterface class
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh872428(v=vs.85).aspx

What is it that you want to achieve with this?
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Adam FlookSenior Technical Services EngineerAuthor Commented:
HI ,

no problem.

its to set permanent static routes against the VPN connection, but to make sure it persists through reboot it has to be tagged to the VPN's interface list id. its fine to do it manually but i have a number to change so i was trying to automate the process by standardizing the number the vpn is given when being created.
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