ESX DNS

I have a ESX host 5.5 and it is being moved to a different domain.  when modifying the dns settings and applying. it keeps reverting back to an older DNS record.  The host is not even connected to the network.  I did try /etc/init.d/nscd restart and that did not resolve.  We do have the option of reinstalling hyper visor but trying not to.  Any thoughts?
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Leigh KalbliAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I assume ESXi host, as ESX has not been around for many years!

Have you tried completing this from the console ?
Leigh KalbliAuthor Commented:
I had not dont it from the console, only visa ssh. I can attempt from console over the weekend and will share results.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
We have seen some weirdness with updating settings like you have reported
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Luciano PatrãoICT Senior Infraestructure  Engineer  Commented:
You don't have entries from the old domain in the hosts file?
Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Commented:
The only reason it could be rolling back as these are invalid changes.

check for  line for more details.



https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2032908 

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Leigh KalbliAuthor Commented:
We ended up wiping settings
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