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How To Prevent Bogus Entry 169.254.0.0/255.255.0.0 Automatically Added To Routing Table (Doc ID 1161144.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.4 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Why 169.254.0.0/255.255.0.0 entry will be added to routing tables automatically each time network service restart or system reboot? How to avoid it?

$ netstat -nr
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface
10.xxx.yyy.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.252.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
169.254.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
0.0.0.0 10.xxx.yyy.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0




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