I do esx installation but i can't reach to it?

I installed  ESX server.
When I ping the server I installed, It is not pingable.
syshlanAsked:
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davismisbehavisCommented:
Is it the full version of ESX or is it ESXi ? What version?
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vmwarun - ArunCommented:
How many NICs are available in the Server and on what Hardware have you installed it ?
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syshlanAuthor Commented:
i have two nics installed and i dont remember the hardware i installed on.
as well as, the nics are up but without assigned IP address.
the ip address was assigned to vswif0.
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vmwarun - ArunCommented:
In order to ensure Network Connectivity, you have to provide a Static IP.
Even though VMware allows IP to be leased using DHCP, I am against recommending its usage.

Its a good practice to bind the first NIC having the least PCI Number to the Service Console.

vswif0 is the Service Console which is in turn binded to vSwitch0.

What version of ESX have you installed ? ESX or ESXi and what is the build and version number ?
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za_mkhIT ManagerCommented:
I helped someone rebuild their ESX networking stack via the local console ... maybe it can help you sort your's out if have installed ESX and not ESXi.
Run through the options on your local ESX console session to check / reset / reconfigure your ESX networking. Of course, subst IP's where needed
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/VMWare/Q_24177295.html
 
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syshlanAuthor Commented:
i think i found the problem.
the ethernet card not configured or failed
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