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This test confirms whether the virt shell (aka virsh) has a consistent view of network devices compared to the command /sbin/ifconfig.

How to test

  1. Run the command: virsh iface-list
  2. Next, run the command: /sbin/ifconfig

Expected Results

  1. list the physical network interfaces completes successfully
  2. When comparing the output between the two commands, the following conditions have been met.
    1. the interface is exists in both commands
    2. the interface state (active vs inactive) is consistent
    3. the MAC address of interface is consistent