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SmoothWall prompts NIC re-config on each restart


Hi All,

I am following SCCM CB guides by Niall which are excellent source of SCCM LAB setup & I recommend my juniors to start with it their SCCM journey.  I saw SmoothWall as router for this ( or I think PKI Lab) & I configured it. I am able to get internet access to my VMs.

The only irritating part is whenever I restart the VM (after doing poweroff from cmd prompt), while loading OS, I get prompt to reconfigure NICs as they have changed. I initially suspected this because I am using Hyper-V and NIC setting for MAC address was Dynamic which is default. I changed it to static but no difference. I still get the prompt.

Is any other config change needed for to retain NIC and MAC address mappings?

I am using Windows 10 Pro- Hyper-V for setting Lab. Please see below screenshot of the prompt.

SMoothWall_Router_NICs have changed.png

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