The IP address that is assigned to the nodes must be accessible.
To setup a VMware environment, the networking layer of VMware is used, which includes its own virtual routers and the DHCP server. Therefore, a dedicated DHCP server is not necessary.
The IP addresses assigned to SCI VMs must not change throughout the lifetime of the deployment.
Before You Begin
DHCP Server Requirements
If you cannot assign an IP address through the VMware of DHCP, see Setting Up the Virtual Machine Using a Static IP Address on page 16 for more information.