Note - This task is necessary only if you are using static IP addressing. If you are using DHCP, this task is not necessary.
The following procedure describes how to configure the VMware ESXi settings for the network adapter(s) installed on your server. These instructions also include steps for discovering the physical port location of each network adapter installed on your server.
If you installed VMware ESXi 5.5, the System Customization screen will appear as follows:
If you installed an earlier version of VMware ESXi, the System Customization screen will differ:
VMware documentation is available at: http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-pubs.html.