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Data Center Expert | How can I add a second network adapter to the Virtual Appliance?

Published date: 27 June 2019

How do I add a second network adapter (NIC) to the Data Center Expert Virtual Appliance?

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Data Center Expert (DCE)

Data Center Expert Virtual Appliance


NOTE: You cannot remove a network adapter once it has been added.

1) Gracefully shut down the virtual appliance.
2) Within the vSphere client, select the StruxureWare Data Center Expert Virtual Appliance, and select the option to edit the virtual machine settings.
3) Select the option to add an Ethernet adapter.
4) Specify the type and the network connection. Ensure this connection is mapped correctly, particularly when the DHCP server will be enabled on the private network interface.
5) Power on the virtual appliance.
6) In the console view, log into the virtual appliance using "apcsetup" as the username and the password.
7) Within five seconds, press "m" to modify the settings.
8) Accept the settings you configured previously, or modify settings if needed.
9) Press "y" to accept the Enable private network interface option.
10) Specify whether you want to enable the DHCP server on the private network interface.

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