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Virtual machine copy problem

Posted on 2011-02-26
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I have moved a virtual machine from a vmware host to another, after the copy when I power on the vm on the second host she doesn't see any network adapters.

first host: vmware ESXi41
second host: vmware ESXi41
guest os: windows 2008 server r2

If I power on again on first host all is ok
Thanks
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Question by:systematica
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bgoering earned 1000 total points
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Are the switchport names the same on both hosts? Go into edit settings for the NIC and hit the dropdown, then select the network to connect to.
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by:lrmoore
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Did you select "i moved it" or "i copied it" ?
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by:Luciano Patrão
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Hi

And the network adapters are enable and power on in the VM settings?

Jail
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by:systematica
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The switchport name on both hosts was the same ad the NIC was connected to it.
I solved by removing the NIC from the hardware devices list and adding it again.
Thanks bgoering your answer put me in the right direction
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