troubleshooting Question

Why when I clone a VM and put in a designated network vswitch (network segment), the network configuration did not go to that designated segment when I powered it on?

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When I clone a VM, I put in (No. 1) vswitch. However, when I powered it on, it ended up in (No. 2) vswitch. When I go to the network properties to view the TCP/IP info, it retained the IP info that was on the original VM. Shouldn't it have changed the TCP/IP info when the VM is set to a diferent vSwitch? So with the original VM powered on, and when powering on the Cloned VM, I noticed the IP are identical. It did not complain about any conflict at that time, but I was concerned about this, so I changed the IP right away so there won't be any conflicts. Is there a way to change the IP address of a VM while it is powered off?
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