Set-VDBlockedPolicy Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet modifies the blocking policy for distributed ports at switch, port group, or port level (depending on the input policy).


[ -Policy ] < BlockedPolicy[] >
[-Blocked < Boolean > ]
[-BlockedInherited < Boolean > ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
Policy BlockedPolicy[] 1
  • pipeline
Specifies the blocking policy that you want to configure.
optional Blocked Boolean named
Specifies whether packet forwarding is stopped for the corresponding distributed port, port group, or switch.
optional BlockedInherited Boolean named
Specifies whether the Blocked setting is inherited from a parent object, such as a distributed port group or switch.




Example 1

Get-VDPort -VDSwitch "MyVDSwitch" -ActiveOnly | Get-VDBlockedPolicy | Set-VDBlockedPolicy -Blocked

Retrieves all active distributed ports and updates their blocking policy to stop packet forwarding through them.

Example 2

Get-VDportgroup "MyVDPortgroup" | Get-VDPort | Get-VDBlockedPolicy | Set-VDBlockedPolicy -BlockedInherited

Retrieves the specified "MyVDPortgroup" distributed port group and updates the blocking policy of all ports inside the group to inherit the setting for packet forwarding from the one set on the distributed port group level.

Related Commands


This cmdlet retrieves the blocking policy for distributed ports.

This cmdlet modifies the blocking policy for distributed ports.