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'Network Interface No Longer Operational' Message in the Alert.log File while NIC Is Running Fine (Doc ID 759468.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2]
Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 10.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Net Services - Version: to
Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)


-- Problem Statement:
The following messages are seen in the alert.log file :

Tue Dec 16 10:01:55 2008
ospid 6526: network interface with IP address no longer operational
requested interface ioctl get mtu. Check output from ifconfig command

These messages repeat periodically at random intervals.
At the time when these messages are printed, it is verified that there is no problem with the network interface in the message.




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