Configure a DHCP address for a connector
Configure a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) IP address using the console connector.
This procedure only applies to connectors installed in VMWare or VirtualBox environments.
Before you begin
DHCP is a network protocol used to assign IP addresses and provide configuration information to devices such as servers and others so they can communicate on a network using the Internet Protocol (IP).
- Open the console connector. If the screen is blank, press any key to bring it back. An operational status message appears for the connector.
Press ALT+F3 (for Mac
- Select 2) Configure DHCP.
When prompted at Configuring DHCP. Proceed? enter
Once complete, press
Esc to return to the configuration menu.
Now that the connector has an IP address it will ping google.com and the EAA service to ensure connectivity.
- Select 4) Print Current IPv4 Configuration to verify the IP configuration and that the connector has been assigned an IP address.