Changing a Skytap-managed VM DNS name

To change a Skytap-managed VM DNS name
  1. Navigate to the VM Settings > Network Adapters page for the VM you want to edit.

  2. Click Show show services to display the DNS name for the VM. Show pulic IPs Update hostnames
  3. Click edit. The services section for the network adapter expands. Update hostnames
  4. Type a new, unique Hostname for the first segment of the fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) for the VM.
  5. Click Save. Updated hostnames


    • A valid Hostname must meet these requirements:
      • Can contain only lowercase letters, numbers, and hyphens.
      • Must begin and end with either a letter or a number.
      • Can have a maximum of 32 characters.
    • What you're actually editing here is only the <uniquename> segment of the overall DNS name (the complete DNS name uses the following format: <uniquename>.<accountsubdomain> For more information about these different sections of the DNS name, see How does Skytap generate the VM DNS name?
    • This hostname applies to only the public-facing, Skytap-managed DNS name. To edit the VM hostname on the private network, see Editing a VM hostname or primary IP address.