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VMware ESXi 5.5 – Management Network Configuration

You may use the following method to configure the management network on a VMware ESXi 5.5 host.

 

1. On the VMware Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) press F2.

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2. In the Authentication Required dialog box enter the root password then hit enter.

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3. On the System Customization screen select Configure Management Network.

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4. On the Configure Management Network screen verify the Network Adapters.

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5. On the Configure Management Network screen select IP Configuration.

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6. In the IP Configuration dialog box configure the static Internet Protocol (IP) address.

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7. On the Configure Management Network screen hit Esc.

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8. In the Configure Management Network: Confirm dialog box hit Y to apply the changes to the management network.

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9. On the System Customization screen select Test Management Network.

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10. In the Test Management Network dialog box enter up to (3) IP addresses to test network connectivity then hit Enter.

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11. Verify that the IP address on the DCUI is correct.

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Enjoy!

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