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When we install vcenter, do we need to register the hostname in DNS? or can I just use the IP address?
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by:mokkan
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Or can I just write the name in  host file?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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its best to use the fully qualified domain name, and use working DNs, otherwise setup a hosts file.

e.g. hostname.company.com
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I just need for some testing. so I need esx and vcenter server need to be in DNS? or  Can I just put it in host file for temporarily ?
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put in host file for testing.
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