On this article you'll gather all requirements to allow IP changes to be applied on SynetoOS, ESXI and IPMI 


Preconditions for SynetoOS and ESXI changes:

Vm's and datastores must be shutdown, unregister and unmounted

Change SynetoOS  IP address 

To change your SynetoOS current IP address proceed as follows:

  • Step 1: Shut down all vm's except SynetoOS and SynetoFileRecovery from ESXI

  • Step 2: after shutdown, Unregister the vm's

  • Step 3: Unmount all datastores from SynetoOS GUI

On each Datastore after selecting the option "Change" on the "Mounted On" field, you'll have to take of the "check" of the ESXi host where the datastore is currently mounted

  • Step 4: Go to the Adapters menù as shown bellow

  • Step 5: Select the VMXNet and proceed to Edit 

  • Step 6: Modify as needed

This could take a few moments, please wait

In some cases you could receive a network error as shown bellow, this alert can be ignored


Change ESXI Hypervisor IP address

To change your ESXI host current IP address proceed as follows:

  • Step 1: Access ESXI GUI and from the Networking dashboard select VMkernel Nics tab. 

At this point the Management Network Group in the example image above is set with the

 IPV4 :  

Our scope is to change this with the IP of our interest

  • Step 2: Click on the vmk0 and select "Edit"

  • Step 3: Modify address as needed and save changes

If Gateway is also to be changed

  • Step 1: From the ESXI GUI, on the Networking dashboard go to the TCP/IP Stack tab

  • Step 2: Select the Default TCP/IP Stack and Edit it and press save

Change IPMI IP address

To change your ESXI host current IP address proceed as follows:

  • Step 1: Access IPMI GUI and go to the "Configuration" dashboard

  • Step 2: Go to Network on the menù

  • Step 3: Apply changes on the address