Oracle Linux: Attempting to collect tcpdump from an interface on OVM fails with "tcpdump: Invalid adapter index" (Doc ID 2048840.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle VM, when attempting to capture tcpdump log of a bond/bridge device, the command fails with the following kind of output :

 

Cause

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