Basic admin tasks using Web Client – Add networking

Using vSphere Web Client is possible to manage, add, remove etc networking configuration on ESXi servers

  • Log in to vSphere vCenter Web client https://IP ADDRESS OF WEB Client:9443/vsphere-client/
  • from a Home screen click on Host and cluster –> ESXi server –> Manage tab –> Networking –> Add host networking icon
Add host networking

Add host networking

  • Select connection type
  • Choose existing vSwitch or new vSwitch
  • If you choose new vSwitch add physical network adapters to new vSwitch
Add physical adapter to vSwitch

Add physical adapter to vSwitch

  • Provide network label and enable services
  • Provide IP address and mask
  • DONE

 

ESXi vSwitch created

ESXi vSwitch created

 

Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur has been in IT industry since 1999 and consulting since 2008. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).