How to Change the "machine-id" of Oracle Linux 7.1 and Later
(Doc ID 2127429.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.1 and later
This document describes how to change the "machine-id" of Oracle Linux 7.
- The "machine-id" parameter is added from Oracle Linux 7.1 to identify the machine in the network. Therefor this parameter must be unique.
- But when user clone the virtual machine that is installed OL7.1, the cloned virtual machine's "machine-id" is not changed, and some virtual machine have the same "machine-id".
- User should change the "machine-id" of the cloned virtual machine.
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