Network Adapters in Virtual Machines Are Reporting an Incorrect Link/Connection Speed (Doc ID 2020437.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle VM Server, all supported releases, the Virtual Network Interface from virtual machines isn't always reported with the correct link speed, e.g. a virtual machine can display a 100 Mbit/sec link whereas the underlying bond is backed by Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces.

Sample Network Interface properties (under windows - Same applies to Linux VMs) : 

Cause

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