A trunk is used to attach multiple vPorts to a single NIC on a VM. These sub-vPorts are separated by a segmentation identifier (currently the VLAN ID) so the attached VM can distinguish between traffic on the sub-vPorts.


  • name (Mandatory): The name of the trunk
  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • last_updated_date: Time stamp when this object was last updated.
  • embedded_metadata: Metadata objects associated with this entity. This will contain a list of Metadata objects if the API request is made using the special flag to enable the embedded Metadata feature. Only a maximum of Metadata objects is returned based on the value set in the system configuration.
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • creation_date: Time stamp when this object was created.
  • associated_vport_id (Mandatory): the uuid of the parent vport (the trunkRole of the parent vport must be PARENT_PORT)
  • owner: Identifies the user that has created this object.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems


class fetcher
nupermission.NUPermission permissions
numetadata.NUMetadata metadatas
nuglobalmetadata.NUGlobalMetadata global_metadatas
nuvport.NUVPort vports