How to change network settings of an Acura instance in VMware

How to change network settings of an Acura instance in VMware

Challenge

Hystax Acura for VMware is deployed as a virtual machine to a source ESXi host. It uses DHCP for its NIC by default. 
However, these default settings might not work in case the source VMware infrastructure doesn't have DHCP enabled or requires complex networking settings (e.g. VLANs, multiple networks, custom routes, etc.).

Solution

Use the credentials from the installation guide to access your VMware Acura instance.
Since Acura is based on Ubuntu 16.04, its network settings can be edited in the /etc/network/interfaces file.



Reboot the VM to apply changed network settings.

Check current VM network settings by accessing the /etc/network/current-settings file.



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