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ExternalAdapter

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

ExternalAdapter specifies the external adapter for Internet-connection sharing. This cannot be used as part of a network bridge.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012.

Values

External_adapter_name

Specifies the external adapter. External_adapter_name is a string.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Passes

generalize

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-SharedAccess | ExternalAdapter

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-SharedAccess.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to set Shared Access.

<EnableICS>true</EnableICS>
<InternalIsBridge>true</InternalIsBridge>
<ExternalAdapter>MyExternalAdapter</ExternalAdapter>

Microsoft-Windows-SharedAccess

Bridge

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