How to set persistent NIC device name with PCI slot via udev in Red Hat Enterpise Linux 7

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  • Is renaming of network interfaces based on PCI slot numbering supported?
  • Is there any way to unify naming of NICs between platforms?
  • Is there any way to migrate from using net.ifnames=0?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • KVM
  • RHV
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • VMware vSphere

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