The only solution after trying many suggestions was to simply restart the "vz" service (definitely not preferable).
Even doing an ifdown and ifup for venet0 did not help.
Bringing up interface venet0:
Configuring interface venet0:
net.ipv4.conf.venet0.send_redirects = 0
RTNETLINK answers: Network is down
Some errors from log:
CPT ERR: d2dc60........
It sounds like this is corrected in later versions of the OpenVZ kernel but Iam not sure, it may also be that a much newer kernel is needed and Centos may not have a recent enough kernel.
*Debain 7.0 however does work fine as a temporary fix or work around.
Debian 8 OpenVZ no IP and networking not working:
lo Link encap:Local Loopback
This may not apply to everyone but here is what happened to me.
One day my IP connectivity for one container went dead, I could ping the hostnode from it and the hostnode could ping it but there was no external routing. I restarted the network service but it didn't help.
I checked the routing table inside the VPS and the host and everything looked normal. Iadded another different IPon the same subnet to the container and it worked. Right away I st........
yum -y install vnstat
chown nobody.nobody -R /var/lib/vnstat/
#replace venet0 below with your desired interface
sudo -u nobody vnstat -u -i venet0
#edit: vi /etc/sysconfig/vnstat
# only use the sed below if you are using venet0 instead of eth0 or replace accordingly
sed -i 's/eth0/venet0/g' /etc/sysconfig/vnstat
[root@monitor]# yum install vn........
2010:09:09-22:22:11: The ip of this machine (xx.xx.xx.xx) does not match the ip in the license file.
Check the value of your ethernet_dev=venet0:0 setting in your /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf file and the output of /sbin/ifconfig
After installation Directadmin does not work on OpenVZ VPS when browsing http://ip.ip.ip.ip:2222
service directadmin status
directadmin dead but pid file exists
Check the value of your ethernet_dev=eth0 setting in your /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf file and the output of /sbin/ifconfig
2010:07:10-12:44:01: ioctl can't find........