idvc
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Contributor

can i change the hostname when spinning a vm from template in vcenter?

can i change the hostname when spinning a vm from template in vcenter?

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admin
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Immortal

Yes you can change but to take change in effect you need to restart network service. At this time all network related operation will get impacted.

Thanks,

DJ

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Try Customize wizard to explore more options

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idvc
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Thanks. What I'm looking for is doing that in cmd line, using the vmware command tools.

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ExpletiveDelete
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Enthusiast

Mike Laverick posted this some time ago for use in PowerCLI:

New-VM -Name NEW_VM_HOSTNAME -Template win2012-R2 -Datastore platinum -ResourcePool GoldCluster01 -Location CorpHQ -OSCustomizationSpec “Windows 2012 R2 – CorpHQ” Start-VM NEW_VM_HOSTNAME

http://www.mikelaverick.com/2014/06/back-to-basics-creating-and-deploying-templates-with-powercli-pa...

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