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DRaaS v1.0 does not retain network file for Linux Server

This article applies to:

  • OS: RHEL
  • Product edition: Phoenix

Problem description

DRaaS does not retain network file for RHEL when failover instance is brought online.

Cause

DRaaS v1.0 leverages AWS VM Import/Export services to perform the AMI conversion. Due to a VM Import/Export service limitation, all static IP addresses assigned to the source VM are removed during the import. When an imported instance is launched in an Amazon VPC, it receives a primary private IP address from the IPv4 address range of the subnet. Hence, the network file gets replaced with vmimport.network.

Resolution

Create the network file over the RHEL Server manually.

See also

For more information, see VM import/Export Requirements from AWS documentation.