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Troubleshooting Ethernet during installation (Doc ID 2857704.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version N/A to N/A
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Ethernet networks follow the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model.  This note covers some quick steps to troubleshoot Ethernet network issues during installation.  It does not cover troubleshooting an Ethernet network that has failed.  When one finds that after the installation the network is not working, these steps should help in finding at which layer it is failing.

This note uses addresses for documentation as covered in:
IANA Considerations and IETF Protocol and Documentation Usage for IEEE 802 Parameters

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Step through the OSI layers
 Physical (layer 1)
 Data Link (layer 2)
 Network (layer 3)
 Transport (layer 4)

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