Microsoft released a patch that appears to remove the IP addresses.
Microsoft released a patch that appears to remove the IP address from Windows Server 2008 R2 and 7 VM’s using the VMXNET3 Adapters.
— Wouter Hindriks (@Sikorsky78) March 14, 2018
Virtual machines with VMXNET3 adapters running the following Operating Systems:
Windows 2008 R2Windows 7
Patches potentially impacting:
This is not a VMware issue, it’s something within the Microsoft patch.