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Redhat 6.5 VM Clone - In frequent ping responses

Posted on 2013-12-12
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Hi,
I have cloned a RHEL 6.5 VM and I am having problems as I get in-frequent ping responses.   I am very familiar with the changes that are required after cloning below are the steps that have worked in the past for me;

rm -f /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
vim /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth1 (change MAC address)
reboot VM

The message  I get when I run 'service network restart'

Shuttding down interface eth1:      OK
Shutting down loopback interface OK
Bringing up loopback interface           OK

Bring up interface eth1: Determining if ip address 192.168.70.140 is already in use for device eth1...  OK

Ping sent from my PC
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=4ms TTL=59
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=59
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=59
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=59
eply from 192.168.130.140: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=59
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
equest timed out.
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=6ms TTL=59
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=59
eply from 192.168.70.140: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=59
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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We normally zero erase the config file and let it repopulate so eth0 is correct.

Also are you using VMware Tools and VMXNET3 interface
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by:jackiechen858
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are you using static ip or DHCP ip on the cloned VM?

Maybe there is another machine using same IP and you have a IP conflict?

You can run "ifconfig" to check the ip on this machine, shut it down, and ping its ip from another machine, see if this IP is still pingable.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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I normally install VMware Tools and VMXnet 3 after I can get the IPs working.

I will install VMware Tools and comeback to you.

Using static,  no ip conflict to be found.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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I get the below when trying to install VmWare Tools.

tar: vmware-tools-distrib/INSTALL : Cannot create symlink to './doc/INSTALL'

Never had this before.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Managed to install VmWare Tools and vmxnet 3, my vm is now working!

Thanks again hancock.
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