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  • snsnse

    Reacted with Thanks to subzero79’s post in the thread OMV 5.x MAC address change.
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    It shouldn’t change on upgrade, odd issue there. But why don’t you paste the new address in the dhcp list of the router.
    Omv doesn’t provide in the web ui a field Mac change.

    Other than that you should check netplan configuration at /etc/netplan And check…
  • snsnse

    Reacted with Thanks to gderf’s post in the thread OMV 5.x MAC address change.
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    If you want a static IP address on your OMV machine is there some reason you cannot configure a static IP address on the interface directly within OMV's System | Network | Interfaces panel?
  • snsnse

    Replied to the thread OMV 5.x MAC address change.
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    Thanks much for your suggestions, I'll check the netplan configuration. Do you know why setting

    allow-hotplug eth0
    iface eth0 inet dhcp
    hwaddress ether 00:1e:06:42:4a:6f

    in e.g. /etc/network/interfaces.d/hwaddress doesn't work? According to…
  • snsnse

    Replied to the thread OMV 5.x MAC address change.
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    This is not about altering the hardware address in the actual hardware.

    Maybe I didn't describe my problem adequately: after running the aforementioned updates the eth0 device was registered at my DHCP server with a different MAC address, resulting in the…
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    Replied to the thread OMV 5.x MAC address change.
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    It's not a conclusion I came to but a fact. As is well known, MAC addresses can be altered, see here for example. Anyway, can someone contribute something as to why recent OMV/armbian updates would do this and what the mechanism in this case is to keep…
  • snsnse

    Posted the thread OMV 5.x MAC address change.
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    I'm running openmediavault 5.5.9 on an odroidn2 with armbian 20.08.1.

    Recently I ran the updates and this caused the MAC address of the eth0 adapter to change. Since I really rely on it to be static I set

    iface eth0 inet dhcp
    hwadress ether…