With two RHEV environments on the same network, virtual machines intermittently lose network connectivity

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  • When using two Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Environments on the same network, virtual systems intermittently become unresponsive to network activity and cannot be pinged or connected to. The virtual system remains online and is fully functional otherwise.
  • Intermittent packet loss with RHEV VMs
  • RHEV-M tells me I'm out of available MAC addresses
  • Having problems with connections getting dropped after importing VM with virt-v2v or virt-p2v


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x or 6.x with KVM virtualization

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