You can change the DNS server and default gateway information provided during installation from the host settings view in the vSphere Web Client.

1

Browse to a host in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

2

Click the Manage tab, and select Networking > DNS and routing.

3

Click Edit.

4

On the DNS configuration page, select the method to use to obtain DNS server information.

Option

Description

Obtain settings automatically from virtual network adapter

From the VMKernel network adapter drop-down menu, select a network adapter.

Enter settings manually

a

Edit the Host name.

b

Edit the Domain name.

c

Enter a preferred DNS server IP address.

d

Enter an alternate DNS server IP address.

e

(Optional) Use the Search domains field to look for hosts with specific names.

5

(Optional) On the Routing page, edit the VMkernel gateway information.

Note

Removing the default gateway might cause the client to lose connectivity with the host.

6

Click OK.