If you do not have physical access to the host, you can use the vSphere Client to configure static IP settings.


  1. Log in to the vCenter Server from the vSphere Client.
  2. Select the host in the inventory.
  3. On the Configure tab, expand Networking.
  4. Select VMkernel adapters.
  5. Select vmk0 Management Network and click the edit icon.
  6. Select IPv4 settings.
  7. Select Use static IPv4 settings.
  8. Enter or change the static IPv4 address settings.
  9. (Optional) Set static IPv6 addresses.
    1. Select IPv6 settings.
    2. Select Static IPv6 addresses.
    3. Click the add icon.
    4. Type the IPv6 address and click OK.
  10. Click OK.