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Solaris: HAIP Interfaces Created With Incorrect MTU Size causes instance crashes (Doc ID 2118728.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)


o Customer noticed that the MTU size for one of the HAIP interfaces was set incorrectly to 9194:

# ifconfig -a
nxge0: flags=1001000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4,FIXEDMTU> mtu 9000 index 3
  inet <IP address> netmask ffffff80 broadcast XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
  ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
nxge0:1: flags=1000842<BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 9194 index 3
  inet netmask ffffc000 broadcast


o They were having instance evictions




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