IshanMadu
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Edit Vcenter name in runtime setting

Author : Alyc Helms

URL : http:////docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/com.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc/GUID-28917FDB-7B3D...

Topic Name : Configure Runtime Settings for vCenter Server

Publication Name : vCenter Server and Host Management

Product/Version : VMware vSphere/6.5

Question :

We are using IP address instead of FQDN in Vcenter name field , I need to change it to a FQDN . can I change the Vcenter name to FQDN and what are the effects of changing . (Ex- to replication or SRM or any other services)

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daphnissov
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You cannot change from an IP to a FQDN once installed. Changing the name under Settings has effect only on the ESXi hosts' connections. The only way to change from IP to FQDN is a redeploy.

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