Attributes for VLAN lists some key attributes for VLAN.

Table 1. Attributes for VLAN

Attribute

Description

Allowed values

DisplayName

Name, as shown in the Global Console, of this VLAN; for example:

VLAN-2 [VLAN0002]

String

isImpactPropOver-VLANEnabled

TRUE if impact propagation over VLANs is allowed; FALSE if impact propagation over VLANs is prevented.

The value of this attribute is controlled by the "Problem Impact propagation policy over VLANs" setting. which is described in the VMware Smart Assurance IP Management Suite Configuration Guide.

Boolean:

TRUE, FALSE

(Default: TRUE)

MembershipCriteria

Membership criteria for participation in this VLAN. (PORT membership criteria is assumed here.)

Enum:

  • MACADDRESS

  • PORT

  • INTERFACE

  • PROTOCOL

  • OTHER

  • UNKNOWN

Name

Name, as known in the modeled topology, of this VLAN; naming scheme is VLAN-<VLANKey>; for example:

VLAN-2

String

VLANKey

Value that distinguishes this VLAN from all other VLANs in the managed topology and consists of any combination of the following identifiers:

<management domain name> <user-defined VLAN tag> <VLANNumber>

Example of a VLANKey value consisting of just a management domain name:

VLAN #66

Example of a VLANKey value consisting of a user-specified VLAN tag and a VLANNumber:

Marketing-2

Example of a VLANKey value consisting of just a VLANNumber:

2

String

VLANNumber

Number, or VLAN ID, that uniquely defines this VLAN across all VLANs within a given VLAN domain; for example:

2

Note:

This number is not guaranteed to be unique across all VLANs in the managed topology but is unique across all VLANs within a given VLAN domain.

Integer

(The range of the VLAN number depends on the bridging protocol. For the 802.1Q protocol, the range is 1 to 4096.)