Getting Network Adapter Settings

by Jul 28, 2011

To view the configuration details of a network adapter, you can specify the network adapter connection ID as it appears in your control panel.  By linking the WMI result to the corresponding Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration class, you get to the actual configuration.

NOTE: Change the adapter name in $adapterid to some adapter name that actually exists on your machine.

$adapterid = 'Local Area Network'
$nic = Get-WmiObject Win32_NetworkAdapter -Filter "NetConnectionID='$adapterid'"
$nicconfig = $nic.GetRelated('Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration')


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