To change the domain of a vCenter Server system in a Linked Mode group, isolate the vCenter Server system from the Linked Mode group first.

About this task

vCenter Server systems in a Linked Mode group can be in different domains if the domains have a trust relationship.

Procedure

  1. Isolate the vCenter Server system from the Linked Mode group.
  2. Uninstall vCenter Server and the other vSphere components (Inventory Service, vSphere Web Client, and Single Sign-On) if they are located on the same system.
  3. Change the domain of the vCenter Server system.

    Refer to the documentation for the operating system on which vCenter Server is installed for more information on changing the domain.

  4. Re-install vCenter Server and the other components (Inventory Service, vSphere Web Client, and Single Sign-On) if they are located on the same system).
  5. Rejoin the vCenter Server system to the Linked Mode group.