'smbios serial number' are same for the guests created under RHEV

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  • The system management bios serial number is the same for multiple virtual machines on RHEV Hosts. Those vms are managed from RHEV-M console.

  • Is there a way to get a unique serial number for each of our vms?

  • The serial number in the -smbios section is the same for vms (ex: -smbios serial=8E686B74-168C-11DF-A444-E41F1339A0C8_e4:1f:13:39:a0:c8) as reflected in 'qemu-kvm' process


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.X

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