Bonding failover using active backup (bond mode 1) is not working on Exalogic 2.0.3.0.1/Oracle Linux 5.8 with UEK 2.6.32 (Doc ID 1630296.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.3.0.1 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On a bonded interface using active backup mode (bond mode=1), when the active interface has failed for some reason, pings to external IP addresses from the remaining interface often fail and performance is slow.

 

 

Cause

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