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Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Key specifies the name of the virtual IP address. The name is specified as an attribute in the IP address.


  • This XML attribute does not appear in the Properties pane of Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM) until you add an IpAddress to the answer file.

  • The value for Key is added to the answer file as an attribute of the IpAddress element. The attribute wcm:keyValue is used to identify each unique virtual IP Address. For example, you can specify three different virtual IP addresses by using the Key value of Ip1, Ip2, and Ip3.



Specifies the name of the virtual IP address.

Valid Passes


Parent Hierarchy

microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core- | Clusters | Cluster | VirtualIpAddresses | IpAddress | Key

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core-.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to specify a virtual IP address by using the name "Ip1".

<IpAddress wcm:keyValue="Ip1">


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