You can edit how IP addresses are allocated for the vApp.

Required privilege: vApp.vApp instance configuration

1

On the Summary page of the vApp, click Edit Settings.

2

Click IP Allocation Policy in the Options list.

3

Select an IP allocation option.

Option

Description

Fixed

IP addresses are manually configured. No automatic allocation is performed.

Transient

IP addresses are automatically allocated using IP pools from a specified range when the vApp is powered on. The IP addresses are released when the appliance is powered off.

DHCP

A DHCP server is used to allocate the IP addresses. The addresses assigned by the DHCP server are visible in the OVF environments of virtual machines started in the vApp.

4

Click OK.