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Steps to Check Netwok Interface Card (NIC) Configurations

Check the physical NIC is connected.

lspci

Note: The NIC will be shown regardless if drivers are installed, this is a PCI feature. Ref.

Then check if it is recognized as network interfaces:

ifconfig -a

Check if it is up:

ifconfig

VirtualBox Network and Skills

OBS: cloning a VM with the status of pause (not powered-off), it canNOT re-initialize the MAC address. Thus, it is necessary to disconnect the cable and poweroff to re-initialize the MAC and then boot.

NICs

Two NICs are needed BEFORE installing the system to avoid messy issues.

To let the guests......