Gets global data of a network switch.
Get-NetworkSwitchGlobalData [-CimSession*] <CimSession> [-InformationAction {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue |Inquire | Ignore | Suspend}] [-InformationVariable [<System.String>]] [<CommonParameters>]

The Get-NetworkSwitchGlobalData cmdlet gets global data of a network switch.

-CimSession <CimSession>

  • This value is required

Specifies the CimSession that this cmdlet uses to connect to the network switch.

-InformationAction [<System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference>]

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

— SilentlyContinue– Stop– Continue — Inquire — Ignore — Suspend

-InformationVariable [<System.String>]

Specifies a variable in which to store an information event message.


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.





This cmdlet returns the globalData of the network switch as CimInstance object.

  1. Get global data:
    PS C:> $Session = New-CimSession -ComputerName "NetworkSwitch08"
    PS C:>  Get-NetworkSwitchGlobalData -CimSession $Session

    The first command creates a CimSession for a network switch, and then stores it in the $Session variable. For more information about CimSession objects, type Get-Help New-CimSession.

    The second command gets global data for the network switch NetworkSwitch08 by using the $Session object.