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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?

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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?
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I use the root account to login the vsphere client.
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by:Sikhumbuzo Ntsada
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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.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=1022078
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Hi, Santasi24,

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

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Solved. Have to edit the file /etc/resolv.conf

Thanks, guys.
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