You can change the network configuration of the vCenter Host Gateway appliance when, for example, your network connection changes.

1

In a Web browser, log in to the Web interface of the vCenter Host Gateway appliance.

2

On the Network tab, click Address.

3

From the IP Version drop-down menu, select the IP version that corresponds to your network.

You can select IPv4 or IPv6 version.

4

Select the Network Mode.

Option

Description

DHCP

Select this option if a DHCP server is used to allocate the IP address in your environment.

Static

Manually set the networking settings.

Auto

Select this option if the IP address allocation is done by a stateless method. The option is available for IPv6.

5

(Optional) If required, enter values for the following settings:

Option

Description

Host Address

The host address of the appliance in IPv4 or IPv6 format.

Prefix

The valid network prefix. Only for IPv6.

Mask

The valid network mask. Only for IPv4.

Gateway

The default gateway.

DNS servers

The IP addresses of the DNS servers.

Hostname

The FQDN of the host.

6

Click Save Settings.