Change VMWare Virtual MAC Address
Posted on 2008-10-16
I have a physical RedHat server that runs an application which is licensed by the server's physical MAC Address. I'd like to run P2V on this server but I need to change the VM MAC address to the same one as the RedHat server.
According to VMWare knowledge base, three entries must be removed from the .vmx file of the newly created virtual server. Then the following must be added: ethernet0.address = 00:50:56:XX:YY:ZZ
The MAC address of the RedHat server does not begin with 00:50:56: The NIC on the RedHat server is embedded so I can not move it to the VMWare host server.