During installation, you specify the vCenter Network Adapter settings. You can later reconfigure the vCenter Network Adapter settings by editing the settings in Data Director.

Review the information about network settings in Data Director in the vFabric Data Director Installation Guide.

1

Log in to Data Director as a system administrator.

2

Click the System tab, and select System Settings.

3

Expand Other Settings, and click Network.

4

If necessary, enable or disable DHCP or Static IP for the network used as the vCenter network.

a

Click Edit.

b

Select or deselect the DHCPcheck box to enable or disable DHCP.

If the vCenter network and the Web console network map to the same network, you cannot disable the existing IP allocation scheme (DHCP or static IP). You can enable a new IP allocation scheme for the network used as vCenter network.

c

Select or deselect the Static IP check box to enable or disable static IP, and enter the netmask if static IP is enabled.

If the vCenter network and the Web console network map to the same network, you cannot disable the existing IP allocation scheme (DHCP or static IP). You can enable a new IP allocation scheme for the network used as vCenter network.

d

Click OK.

5

To modify the vCenter network adapter settings for the Management Server-vCenter Network Adapter or DB Name Server-vCenter Network Adapter, in the Network Adapters section, click the DHCP button, or click the Static IP button and enter an FQDN.

6

Click Next.

7

Click Yes to confirm your selection.

Changes take effect immediately.

8

Click Next

9

Click Finish to complete the configuration.

10

Verify the IP address change in the vSphere Client.

a

Log in to vSphere Client as an administrator.

b

Select the Management Server virtual machine.

c

Click the Summary tab, and examine the IP Addresses line.

d

Click View all to check all IP addresses.