N-central Help

Obtain an IP address from a DHCP server

Set the IP address of the SolarWinds N-central server using a DHCP server. When selecting DHCP all addressing is handled by the DHCP server.

You can only configure the network settings at the System or Product Administrator level.

  1. Click AdministrationMail and Network SettingsNetwork Setup.
  2. For the Address Assignment, select DHCP.
  3. In the Hostname field, enter the FQDN of the SolarWinds N-central server. The specified hostname must resolve the server's Internet IP address to ensure that SolarWinds N-central can send email notifications.
  4. Click Save.

SolarWinds N-central can start communicating with probes and agents, and users can connect using the Hostname URL.