You can edit the IP allocation policy through the Virtual Machine Properties dialog box.


  1. Right-click a virtual machine in the inventory and select Edit Settings.
  2. Click the vApp Options tab.
  3. In the Authoring section, select IP allocation.

    The information you specify will be used if you export the virtual machine to OVF and deploy the OVF.

  4. Select a network configuration scheme.



    OVF environment

    Determined by the environment in which you deploy the OVF template.


    The IP addresses are allocated using DHCP when the virtual machine is powered on.

  5. Choose the IP protocol that this vApp supports: IPv4, IPv6, or both.
  6. Click OK.