Oracle Linux 7: How to modify Network Interface names

(Doc ID 2080965.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

On Oracle Linux 7, a new naming scheme is introduced, check details.

For instance:

This document describes how to revert to legacy naming scheme with Network Interface names as eth0, eth1, etc.

 

Solution

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