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ESX:  Add standalone host - name already exists

Posted on 2014-03-11
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Hi All,

I relocated one of our ESX server to a new office.

I renamed the host name in ESX admin console and assigned a network information.

When i try to add the host into vCenter I get the following error message

name in use
Any suggestions?
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So you had disconnected and removed the Host from vCenter and now you are trying to re-add the host?
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Oh I just have to disconnect the old host.  I thought I could just rename it and it's leave all the old config in place.

Thanks
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