3.11. Searching for Networks

The following table describes all search options for networks.

Table 3.7. Searching for Networks

Property (of resource or resource-type)TypeDescription (Reference)

Cluster_network.clusternetwork-prop

Depends on property type

The property of the cluster associated with the network.

Host_Network.hostnetwork-prop

Depends on property type

The property of the host associated with the network.

name

String

The human readable name that identifies the network.

description

String

Keywords or text describing the network, optionally used when creating the network.

vlanid

Integer

The VLAN ID of the network.

stp

String

Whether Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is enabled or disabled for the network.

mtu

Integer

The maximum transmission unit for the logical network.

vmnetwork

String

Whether the network is only used for virtual machine traffic.

datacenter

String

The data center to which the network is attached.

sortby

List

Sorts the returned results by one of the resource properties.

page

Integer

The page number of results to display.

Example

Network: mtu > 1500 and vmnetwork = true

This example returns a list of networks with a maximum transmission unit greater than 1500 bytes, and which are set up for use by only virtual machines.