Detect Virtual NIC Status

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    by fangol at 2013-02-01 01:51:42

    Hi, I'm a beginner and I wondered if anyone could help me with this? I'm trying to create a PoSH script that will check whether the Virtual NIC status is Connected. Once the NIC is connected it just needs to exit. Any advice greatly appreciated!

    by Klaas at 2013-02-01 04:36:11

    Do you want this only on your own machine, on a remote machine or on a collection of machines?
    What do you mean by The virtual NIC? There can be a lot of them.
    With WMI you can learn a lot from networkadapter and networkadapterconfiguration classes:
    Get-WMI -computername mypc -class win32_networkadapter
    Get-WMI win32_networkadapterconfiguration | Select *

    by fangol at 2013-02-01 07:58:43

    Hey thanks for your help, I figured it out, in this particular case there is a legacy adapter and a virtual adapter. I needed to know when the virtual adapter is up, I know once it has a default gateway that it is up so I did it this way. This works because the legacy adapter does not have a default gateway. Thanks for the tip.

    do{Get-WmiObject Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration | Where-Object{$_.description -like "*Virtual*"}|Select description,DefaultIPGateway}
    until ($_DefaultIPGateway -like "*192*")

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