I’ve ran into this issue before and found the following article written by Chris Greene from Orchestration.io. After the guest customization process runs on cloned VMs in some VMware products, you may notice that on your Linux systems the eth device number gets incremented. For example, when the system is first built, the first eth device will be eth0. If
I stumbled on this article a while back and stored it on a thumb drive. The original article was posted by Vladan Seget. It can be found here. If you do a lot of P2V conversions, I would recommend giving this a read over.
This section explains how to install VMware Tools in a Linux virtual machine. To install VMware Tools in a Linux, FreeBSD, or Solaris Virtual Machine 1. Power on the virtual machine. 2. After the guest operating system has started, prepare your virtual machine to install VMware Tools. Choose VM > Install VMware Tools. The remaining steps take place inside the
These instructions have been applied to RedHat and CentOS. I have seen some instances, where these instructions broke the VM. (So I make no promises. They worked for me.) Article: How to Extend LVM Inside a VM 1. Gracefully shutdown virtual machine. 2. SSH into ESX Server as ‘root’ and navigate to the datastore containing the vmdk that you need