If set to true, this property ignores the limit on the number of ports in the
portgroup. When a Virtual Machine/Host tries to connect to the portgroup and there
are no free ports available in the portgroup, new ports will be automatically
added to the portgroup. The flag is currently supported only for static portgroups.
Since vSphere API 5.0
The version string of the configuration that this spec is trying to
change. This property is required in reconfiguring a portgroup and
should be set to the same value as the
This property is ignored in creating a portgroup if set.
The default network setting for all the ports in the portgroup.
A description string of the portgroup.
The name of the portgroup.
Number of ports in the portgroup. Setting this number larger than the
number of existing ports in the portgroup causes new ports to
be added to the portgroup to meet the number. Setting this property
smaller than the number of existing ports deletes the free ports
from the portgroup. If the number cannot be met by deleting free ports,
a fault is raised. If new ports are added to the portgroup, they
are also added to the switch. For portgroups of type ephemeral this
property is ignored.
The format of the name of the ports when ports are created in the portgroup.
For details see portNameFormat.
The eligible entities that can connects to the port, for detail see
The type of portgroup.
See DistributedVirtualPortgroupPortgroupType for possible values.
An opaque binary blob that stores vendor specific configuration.
Properties inherited from DynamicData