Changing the MAC address of the network management


We have 2 servers ESXi 4 in our network. We do not know why, but both have the same MAC address on the network card virtual for the management network. That's a lot of problems with the connectivity of one of ESXi servers.

Is it possible to change the MAC address?

Best regards



Removal and addition of the vswif of the service console should generate a new MAC address.

esxcfg-vswif - l

Note the detail.

esxcfg-vswif vswifN d

where N represents the number of vswif, d Deletes

esxcfg-vswif - a n-i < IP > < vswifN > < portgroup > Pei, netmask

is the command to add a new vswif, even when N is the number of vswif.


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