Bridge creation with "virsh iface-bridge" fails

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When installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 from other sources than network, the network devices are not specified by default in the interface configuration files. As a consequence, creating a bridge by using the "iface-bridge" command in the virsh utility fails with an error message.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • virsh

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