Exalogic OL6 Based Guest vServers Created from a Custom Template Intermittently booting Up Without Any Network
Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 18.104.22.168.160719 to 22.214.171.124.170418
Oracle Virtual Server (x86-64)
EKIT can be used to create a template from an existing, customized Guest vServer.
Instructions to create a template are provided in the EKIT Tools User Guide attached to the Document ID : 1933252.1 - Exalogic Kinetic Infrastructure Tools (EKIT): Set of scripts that provide common reusable command line infrastructure actions for Exalogic virtual platforms
When a vServer is created from such an EKIT-generated OL6 custom template (by templatizing an OL6 Guest vServer), it may boot up with a hostname of localhost without EoIB network interfaces.
Upon connecting to the vServer through 'xm console' (since it is not possible to connect over EoIB), the following is observed:
The OL6 Exalgic Guest vServer was upgraded to July 2016 PSU (i.e. 126.96.36.199.160719). This issue may be encountered with earlier or newer EECS releases as well.
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