Frequently Asked Question

"Unknown" host name or IP addres on the vMA of the VMware ESXi host
Last Updated about a month ago

Follow below steps to correct this condition:

  • Run the command ‘sudo vi /etc/hosts’ with root permission.
  • Add the below snippet with the IP address and hostname.
    192.168.1.1 hostname
    Note:
    IP address and host name can be inquired using the commands ‘ifconfig’ and ‘hostname’.
  • Restart the service using the commands ‘sudo service pmasterd stop’ and ‘sudo pmasterd service start’
  • Login the page again. The host name and IP address will be correct.

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