ip of vcenter changed

Posted on 2014-04-04
Last Modified: 2014-04-07
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 ?
Question by:Eprs_Admin
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ID: 39978110
if you use the IP Address of vCenter Server can you connect?

can you resolve the vcenter server hostname to this IP Address?

Author Comment

ID: 39982320
no I cannot connect to vcenter after change of IP .
Why ?
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ID: 39982364
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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Author Comment

ID: 39982462
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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ID: 39982600
can you telnet to ports 443, 902 tcp on vCenter Server by IP Address ?

Author Comment

ID: 39982631
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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Assisted Solution

by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
ID: 39982649
Select TCP/IP Settings, and change.

and then make sure DNS has been updated.

Author Comment

ID: 39982725
ok, nothing extra ?
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Accepted Solution

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
ID: 39982752
vCenter is DNS dependant, so if you DNS, Hostname matches IP Address, should be ready to go.

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