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I would like to change the DNS settings from my vSphere client. I can only change the management IP address and subnet only but not default gateway and dns.

Is there any method to change it?

Please see that attached jpg file.
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WatawAuthor Commented:
Are you logged in with the account with correct priviedge? Is there any chance for you to login to the Management Console instead to check?
WatawAuthor Commented:
I use the root account to login the vsphere client.
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaIT AdministrationCommented:
You will have to go to the physical server (use the screen provided & keyboard) and open the console there not via Management Console or SSH.
WatawAuthor Commented:
Hi, Santasi24,

Where can I change the DNS settings in console-setup?

Please see the attached jpeg file.
WatawAuthor Commented:
Solved. Have to edit the file /etc/resolv.conf

Thanks, guys.

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