How to change IP address of a ESX Host

As I mentioned previous article, I’d like to show you how to change the IP address.

Open ESX host session and look left bottom corner, you’ll see F2 Customize System/View Logs

That means press F2

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Type your password

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Open configure Management Network

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And then IP configuration and write your IP address and gateway here

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And go back to menu. For saving your configuration, press Enter.

Now go to DNS Configuration now and write your DNS IP address and ESX server’s hostname. For example I typed esxhost01 and created A record in my DNS server.

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When you press Enter to save your configuration and go back to menu. Now it is time to restart Network management server and go back to Main menu. Press ESC

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Press Y

That’s it mate. You’ve done it.

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