Data Director uses the vCenter Network to communicate with the vCenter Server system. You configure the vCenter Network and its network adapters to enable this communication.

Plan the network setup for your environment. See the vFabric Data Director Worksheets.

Complete the SMTP settings in the Data Director Setup wizard.

1

Click the Edit button.

2

Select the DHCP or Static IP check box.

You can select both check boxes if your environment supports both protocols.

3

If you selected Static IP, enter a valid netmask.

4

Click OK to accept the network settings.

5

Enter the FQDN for the Management Server - vCenter Network adapter.

6

Enter the FQDN for the DB Name Server - vCenter Network adapter.

7

If you selected Static IP, enter the IP address for each adapter in the address text box.

8

Click Next.