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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Configuring DNS and Routing

Similar to the other servers in the network, you need to make sure that the ESXi host is configured with the correct DNS server and Routing details so that you do not encounter any issues.

Getting ready

Make sure that you have the DNS and default gateway details before starting the configuration.

How to do it…

In this recipe, we will learn to configure DNS and its default setting using the vSphere Client.

Note

You need to manually create the DNS records for the ESXi host.

Now, let's see the steps involved in creating the DNS records:

  1. Login to the ESXi host using the vSphere Client.
  2. Select the Configuration tab on the right pane and click on DNS and Routing under Software.
  3. Click on Properties on the top-right corner of the screen. ...

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