For some Data Director networks, you must use DHCP or IP pool.

The following table shows IP Address and DHCP and IP Pool Setup requirements for Data Director network traffic.

Required IP Addresses and DHCP Setup

Data Director Networks

DHCP or IP pool Required

IP Address

FQDN

vCenter Network

no

1 IP address used by the Data Director Management Server.

1 IP address used by the Data Director DB Name Server.

Not required.

Internal Network

yes

1 IP address used by the Data Director Management Server.

1 IP address used by the Data Director DB Name Server.

n IP addresses used by the database virtual machines (DBVMs). These IP addresses must be assigned by the DHCP server or IP pool.

For the Data Director Management Server, these IP addresses can be static or assigned by the DHCP server or IP pool.

Required only if you cannot provide two static IP addresses, in which case Dynamic DNS is required.

Web Console Network

no

1 IP address used by the Data Director Management Server. This IP address can be static or assigned by the DHCP server or IP pool.

1 FQDN.

DB Name Service Network

no

1 IP address used by Data Director DB Name Server. This IP address can be static or assigned by the DHCP server or IP pool.

1 FQDN.

DB Access Networks

yes

nIP addresses used by the database virtual machines (DBVMs). These IP addresses must be assigned by the DHCP server or IP pool and the DB Name Server.

Not required.