You can connect to VMware HCX at either a public or private IP address. A private IP address can be resolved from an SDDC VPN. A public IP address can be resolved from the internet.


Before you can access HCX at a private IP address, you'll need to set up a VPN connecting your SDDC to your on-premises datacenter. See Create a Route-Based VPN or Create a Policy-Based VPN.


  1. Log in to VMware Cloud Services at
  2. Click Inventory > SDDCs, then pick an SDDC card and click VIEW DETAILS.
  3. Navigate to the Settings tab of your SDDC.
  4. Expand HCX FQDN, and click Edit.
  5. Under Resolution Address select either the Public IP address or the Private IP address and click SAVE.