Agile Central - On-Premises: Will the Appliance Support VMXNET3?
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Agile Central - On-Premises: Will the Appliance Support VMXNET3?


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CA Agile Central On Premise (Rally) CA Agile Central SaaS (Rally)


We are currently using the E1000 VMware network adapter.

Can the Agile Central on-premise appliance be configured to use the VMware VMXNET3 network adapter?


Component: ACPREM


Support has tested this configuration and the appliance will load a driver and acquire an IP address for an VMXNET3 network adapter.

After adding the adapter, you may log into the console and view the dmesg output:
[root@rallyonprem-oraclese ~]# dmesg 
[ 3.341677] VMware vmxnet3 virtual NIC driver - version 
[ 3.341702] vmxnet3 0000:03:00.0: # of Tx queues : 2, # of Rx queues : 2 
[ 3.350121] vmxnet3 0000:03:00.0: irq 58 for MSI/MSI-X 
[ 3.350537] vmxnet3 0000:03:00.0: irq 59 for MSI/MSI-X 
[ 3.350567] vmxnet3 0000:03:00.0: irq 60 for MSI/MSI-X 
[ 3.351566] vmxnet3 0000:03:00.0 eth0: NIC Link is Up 10000 Mbps 

Additionally, if you have DHCP configured, it should pick up an IP address automatically at that point:
[root@rallyonprem-oraclese ~]# ip addr 
3: ens160: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP qlen 1000 
link/ether 00:50:56:b4:55:89 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff 
inet brd scope global dynamic ens160 
valid_lft 86122sec preferred_lft 86122sec