You can change how the Management Gateway performs FQDN resolution. You can use a private IP, resolvable from the VPN you set up, or to use a public IP from the Internet.

To use features such as migration with vMotion, cold migration, or Hybrid Linked Mode, swtich the vCenter Server resolution to a private IP address resolvable from the VPN.


Set up the VPN for the Management Gateway. See Create a Management VPN in your SDDC.


  1. Log in to the VMC Console at
  2. Navigate to the Networking tab of your SDDC.
  3. Under Management Gateway, click DNS and then Edit.
  4. Select Private IP resolvable from VPN or Public IP resolvable from Internet and click Save.