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Hi Experts,
I have changed the ip of the vcenter.
Now I cannot login to my vcenter webclient.
Can you help me to fix it ?
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
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if you use the IP Address of vCenter Server can you connect?

can you resolve the vcenter server hostname to this IP Address?
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no I cannot connect to vcenter after change of IP .
Why ?
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firewall ?

can you ping the vcenter server by IP Address and Hostname, FQDN?

can you telnet to ports 443, 902 tcp on vCenter Server by IP Address ?
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no firewall issue before and after.
Is it possible to change the IP address of vcenter in Windows ?
or do I have to do a special procedure ?
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
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can you telnet to ports 443, 902 tcp on vCenter Server by IP Address ?
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I cannot remember anymore, because I switched back to the old IP.
But in general, how to change the IP, in the right order ?
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Select TCP/IP Settings, and change.

and then make sure DNS has been updated.
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ok, nothing extra ?
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vCenter is DNS dependant, so if you DNS, Hostname matches IP Address, should be ready to go.
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