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Hi!,
Is it possible to create a script that will change the IP address of a Windows server 2008 Guest VM in vCenter/vSphere/ESX 4.1 without loging in to the windows server VM itself?

If not, is it possible to pass a bat/vbs file to execute on the VM from vCenter/vSphere/ESX without loging in to the windows server VM itself?
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http://professionalvmware.com/2008/12/vmware-vix-changing-ips-of-a-guest-vm/

or make a batchfile to run on the guests as per:

netsh int ip set address “Local Area Connection” static 192.168.x.X 255.255.255.0 192.168.x.X(gateway)

and execute it using a gpo/scheduled task/whatever
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