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Old 12-11-2017, 04:18 AM   #1
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How to configure customized network interface names

Hello, I am user of RHEL 7.4. I want to make special names for some of my network interfaces like: mgmt, scan etc. How can I do so? I've tried to do:
1. In /etc/default/grub:
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=" crashkernel=auto net.ifnames=0 biosdevname=0 rhgb quiet"
2. Regenerated grub:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
3.Changed names in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eno1 and filenames.
4. Restarted Network

When I did so my interface name changes from enp0s3 to eth0. How can I
configure RHEL to have my personal interface names?
Old 12-13-2017, 02:35 AM   #2
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I'm not sure it's the same under RHEL, but under Debian it's:
# vim /etc/systemd/network/

Name=the name you want


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