Failed to start VDSM service with error for network IP+link restoration "Error :- vdsm-network-init.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=1/FAILURE"

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  • vdsmd service fail to start after RHEL host upgrade to RHEL 7.5
  • vdsmd service is failing to start due to Dependency failed for VDSM network restoration.
  • Dependency failed for MOM instance configured for VDSM purposes.


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.1
  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.2
  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.3
  • vdsm-4.20.39-1.el7ev+

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