Event ID 12571 — NIC Configuration
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.
This Aspect refers to network switchport, static and dynamic MAC address issues.
|Product:||Windows Operating System|
|Message:||The virtual machine cannot be started because the virtual network adapter is configured to use a network that is unavailable. To fix this problem, modify the virtual machine settings to reconfigure the network adapter and then try to start the virtual machine again.|
Change the switch port of the NIC
Turn Off the virtual machine.
Note: Turning off a virtual machine is equivalent to powering off a computer, so data loss is possible.
Change the virtual machine NIC settings to point to a different/valid switch port, and then restart the virtual machine.
The virtual machine starts and runs network operations without any problems.