Veeam VMware: Host IP Address Conflict Alarm

This monitor tracks tracks the vCenter alarm that alerts when duplicate IP addresses are assigned to management network ports on two different ESXi hosts.

By default, the alarm is triggered by the following event:

  • com.vmware.vc.host.HostIpConflictEvent: Host IP address conflict detected. {changingHostName} has changed own IP to {existingIp} which is already used by {existingHostName}.

To resolve the issue, review the alarm description to find out which host has got an IP address already being used. Change the IP address following the instructions provided in this VMware KB article.

See the Help Center for more information including reference lists of all Rules and Monitors and full set of User Guides for the Veeam MP for VMware.

See the VMware Online Documentation for more information on VMware vSphere, in particular:

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