How to retrieve the MAC address of a network adapter in case it is missing in the ifcfg configuration file or if the ifcfg configuration file is lost ? (Doc ID 2095330.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 14, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

 This document briefly outlines how one can retrieve the MAC address of a network adapter in case it is missing from the icfg-XXX configuration file or if the ifcfg-XXX file is missing from the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ folder.

Solution

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