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Exalogic Virtual: Guest vServers EoIB Network Not Working & Unable To Ping EoIB Network Gateway From The vServer (Doc ID 2453050.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64


In Exalogic Virtual 2.0.6.x racks, issue of EoIB network not working on guest vServers is seen. At the time of the issue we are unable to ping EoIB network Gateway from the Guest vServer.

Below is the environment details where the problem is noticed.

Regarding the MPO-to-4 LC Fibre Splitter cable, please refer to the following Doc section " Ethernet Device Requirements"

One day, ES2-64 switch 2 failed. After replacing it and restoring the configuration, it is noticed that when shutting down ES2-64 switch 1 and only keep ES2-64 switch 2 UP, all vServers can't ping the EoIB bond interface gateway IP. However when only keep ES2-64 switch 1 up, there is no issue.

During the time of the issue, the following checks were performed:


When ES2-64 switch 2 failed, the Exalogic rack as well as the uplink switches were also relocated to a new data center.


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