VIPCA Fails Complaining That Interface Is Not Public

(Doc ID 316583.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.1 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Clusterware

Checked for relevance on 05-Oct-20008
***Checked for relevance on 12-Oct-2010***

Symptoms

During CRS install while running root.sh, The following messages are displayed

Oracle CRS stack installed and running under init(1M)
Running vipca(silent) for configuring nodeapps
The given interface(s), "eth0" is not public. Public interfaces should be used to configure virtual IPs.

Changes

You are running root.sh
In 10gR1 (VIPs are created when running root.sh from the database home after the RDBMS installation)
In 10gR2 (VIPs are created when running root.sh from the CRS home on the last node)

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms