Change the NV for Load Generator and NV Network Editor port

By default, port 8182 is the port number that is used by a browser to access the NV Network Editor, and the port number that is used to access the NV for Load Generator component. Although there is typically no need to change the port number, if required, you can change the port number as described below.

For details on how to change the NV for Controller port number, see Change the NV for Controller port.

On each computer on which the NV for Load Generator or NV Network Editor are installed:

  1. Make sure that no tests are running.
  2. Make sure that the new port has been allowed in the firewall.
  3. Navigate to the following folder: <installation_folder>\conf.

    By default, <installation_folder> is C:\Program Files\HPE\NV\.

  4. Open the vcat.properties file in a text editor.
  5. Change:

    com.shunra.vcat.port=<current port number>

    to

    com.shunra.vcat.port=<new port number>

  6. Save the file.
  7. Open the config.properties file in a text editor.
  8. Change:

    com.shunra.bootstrapper.port=<current port number>

    to

    com.shunra.bootstrapper.port=<new port number>

  9. Navigate to the following folder: <installation_folder>\lib\shunra\vcat\.

    By default, <installation_folder> is C:\Program Files\HPE\NV\.

  10. Open the NVAgent.exe.config file in a text editor.
  11. Search for and replace 8182 (or the current port) with the new port number.
  12. Restart the Network Virtualization service (NVWatchDogService).
  13. Navigate to the following folder: <installation_folder>\conf.

    By default, <installation_folder> is C:\Program Files\HPE\NV\.

  14. Right-click the file Network Editor.url and select Properties. In the URL, replace the old port number with the new port number.
  15. Right-click the file License.url and select Properties. In the URL, replace the old port number with the new port number.
  16. In all browser shortcuts to the NV Network Editor, replace the old port number with the new port number.