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ESXi , how to add a IP to a second physical  network adapter

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I am looking at a brand new install for ESXi 5.5 , I cannot see where in the GUI to set an IP address , there is one for the management network but not for any others

IP addy ?IP?

thanks!!!!IP addy ?IP?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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You add another VMKernel Network Management Portgroup to the vSwitch, and then add an IP Address.

Only a single IP Address per VMKernel.

Do you need two management network IP Addresses ?
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thanks that looks right , I can see if I add it using a Kernal adapter I can give it an IP


I am not sure exactly what this is going to be used for
but I will set ip up as a kernal for vMotion
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Yes, would usually use a different, network interface IP Address subnet for vMotion.
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Thanks Andrew !!
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No problems.
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