NIC MAC Address Change Is Needed On Oracle VM Server When Replacing System Board

(Doc ID 1586190.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1 to 3.2.4 [Release OVM21 to OVM32]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After replacing system board, Oracle VM Server becomes locked, network bonding not working properly when configured with embedded network interfaces, network ports showing not connected on the switch side, cannot connect to server via ssh anymore.

Changes

System board on Oracle VM Server has been replaced. Embedded network cards have different media access control addresses (MAC Address)

Cause

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