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Oracle Linux: Incorrect MAC Address Entry in ARP Table (Doc ID 1662938.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Table on an Oracle Linux server denotes an incorrect MAC address entry.

ARP Table shows 1 MAC address assigned to different servers.

# arp -a |grep -e xxx.xx -e xxx.xx -e xxx.xx
<hostanme1> (xx.xx.xx.xx) at 6c:3b:e5:a2:dd:6a [ether] on bond0
<hostname2> (xx.xx.xx.xx) at 6c:3b:e5:a2:dd:6b [ether] on bond0
? (xx.xx.xx.xx) at 6c:3b:e5:a2:dd:6e [ether] on bond0




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