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VMware: Change vShphere service console ip-address

August 4th, 2009 1 comment

Change the ip address from the ESX 4.0 server it’s possible but not without danger. Make sure you’ve got ILO configured or can access directly to the server console.

Follow the next steps to change the ip address from mij vSphere hosts:

1. Put your ESX host in Maintenance Mode and disconect it from Virtual Center.

2. Give the following command:

esxcfg-vswif -a vswif0 -p Service\ Console -i -n -b

-i is the new IP adresse
-n is your new subnet
-b is your broadcast

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