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How to change the IP address on Expressway E

I need help in changing the IP address on the Expressway E. Would I do this in Vsphere in the console or in the GUI?

Thanks.

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Hi,

Hi,

you can change the same through GUI under : System---Network Interfaces ---IP

regds,

aman

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You can use one of the

You can use one of the following methods to change the IP address:

  1. Web interface: System > Network interfaces > IP
  2. SSH or vSphere Guest Console: After login, when prompted, run install wizard.
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Beginner

Note that if you change the

Note that if you change the IP address you need new option keys from Cisco licensing.

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Changing the IP address won't

Changing the IP address won't affect the installed option keys. The option keys are tied to the generated serial number of the VM when it's first installed, if someone either copies or moves the VM without using VMotion, that serial number will change. 

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Beginner

I'm sorry...we moved the VM

I'm sorry...we moved the VM and change IP Address at the same time and had to do a request for the option keys.

Thanks for the information!

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Beginner

Re: I'm sorry...we moved the VM

Hello,

 

I am doing the same move, how long did it take to get the new option keys, and were you out of service during this time ?

 

(I don't have vmotion)

 

Cheers,

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Re: Changing the IP address won't

Hello,

 

we have to move our Expressway to new DMZ, so if i do IP address change and do a vmotion to new location do the serial number get changed?

 

 

 

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Beginner

Login as 'root' 

Login as 'root' 

then at prompt enter    installwizard

to initiate the install wizard and change the IP address, subnet mask and defgwy IP.

It then prompts to 'reboot'.

Chris

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Re: Login as 'root'

Thanks, it helped with #installwizard