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SDP2 - How to Change Network Interface Names for SDP2 Servers that have biosdevname Enabled (em1, em2... emX) (Doc ID 2376336.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

StorageTek Service Delivery Platform (SDP2) - Version 2.3.2 to 2.5.0 [Release 2.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Follow this DocID if you installed SDP2 on Oracle Linux 6.4-6.9 and:
- the NICs on your SDP2 server are showing as em1, em2...emX (or similar) instead of eth0, eth1...ethX (as shown by ip address show or ifconfig)
- your SDP2 server hardware is one of Dell PowerEdge, C Series, and Precision Workstation systems (which enable biosdevname by default)
- you know biosdevname is enabled on your server and you need to disable it

Do NOT follow this DocID if:
- you installed SDP2 on OL7 (or RHEL7)... For OL7 installs follow SDP2 - Customer Install Guide (Oracle Linux 7) (Doc ID 2686722.1) instead

Goal

Change NIC names for SDP2 servers that have biosdevname enabled from em1, em2... emX (or similar) to eth0, eth1... ethX

Solution

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