Exalogic OL6 Based Guest vServers Created from a Custom Template Intermittently booting Up Without Any Network (Doc ID 2213682.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.2.160719 to 2.0.6.2.170418
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server (x86-64)

Symptoms

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:

Changes

 The OL6 Exalgic Guest vServer was upgraded to July 2016 PSU (i.e. 2.0.6.2.160719). This issue may be encountered with earlier or newer EECS releases as well.

Cause

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