How To connect and disconnect Virtual Machine network adapters

 Instructions using the Portal

  1. Login to https://vss-portal.eis.utoronto.ca

  2. Look for the VM to Edit and click the  button.

  3. From the VM card, click on the NETWORKS tab.

  4. Use the toggle to Connect (Up) and Disconnect (Down):

  5. Click on UPDATE to and confirm the changes.

 Instructions using the vss-cli

Using https://vss-cli.eis.utoronto.ca or a local VSS CLI install

  1. Update the network adapter as follows:

    vss-cli --wait compute vm set {id-or-name} nic up --state {connect|disconnect} {unit}
  2. For example, disconnecting NIC 1:

    vss-cli --wait compute vm set 2311P-VM-1 nic up --state disconnect 1

More information about Managing Networks and NICs with the vss-cli:

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