Upon discovering a device that is configured for NIC teaming, the IP Manager creates an instance of the NetworkAdapterRedundancyGroup. A NetworkAdapterRedundancyGroup instance consists of two or more ports or interfaces that participate in NIC teaming.

NetworkAdapterRedundancyGroup has a ComposedOf relationship with Interface, where the Interface class is used to represent both teamed-NIC ports and interfaces. Interface has a PartOf relationship with NetworkAdapterRedundancyGroup.

The VMware Smart Assurance IP Manager Reference Guide provides more information about the NetworkAdapterRedundancyGroup, including its attributes and the events that the IP Manager generates for a NetworkAdapterRedundancyGroup.