How to change the vCenter Hostname

Using vCenter Hostname we can easily access the vCenter. Without worry of remembering the IP. There are lots of scenarios where need to update the hostname of vCenter. This article will discuss how we can do that.


  • Access to the Domain Controller.
  • Proper working on the DNS manager
  • And most of all patience

Add the DNS entry to the DNS manager

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Add the DNS entry to the DNS manager

Change the vCenter hostname

  • log in to the Vami page using the below URL
    • https://x.x.x.x:5480/
  • After that log in to the URL with the password
  • Navigate to the side panel and click on networking
  • Click on edit
  • Click next and rename the hostname but please make sure you already update the same in the DNS manager.
  • Once done hit finish, This will take around 5-10 min to change.
  • Now you have your name vCenter hostname
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Change the vCenter hostname


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