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IP address error when trying to configure an ESX host for VMotion (2253)
- You cannot configure an ESX host for VMotion
- If you try to configure an ESX host for VMotion, you see an IP address error
A host cannot be configured for migration with VMotion if another host with the same IP address is already configured for migration with VMotion, or if another host is configured for VMotion with the same IP address for the VMotion interface. No two network entities of any type can ever share the same IP address if they are on the same network.
If you experience these symptoms, assign unused IP addresses to the host. If VMotion is successful, the issue was caused by an IP address conflict.
Prior to configuring a host for migration with VMotion, ensure that all the hosts have unique IP addresses, and that their VMotion interfaces have unique IP addresses.
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