Why network interfaces of a Virtual Machine created from an template / imgae does not comes up or gets renamed ?

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  • Network interfaces of a Virtual Machine which is created from an image/template does not coming up and so the system is not accessible from network.
  • Tried removing HWADDR parameter from ifcfg-ethX file but it did not made any difference.
  • How to make interfaces up with there statically defined addresses ?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (All minor Versions)

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