ntpd is deleting interfaces (Doc ID 2157958.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to fix the error:

"ntpd[27847]: Deleting interface #xx ethX , x.x.x.x#123, interface stats: received=0, sent=0, dropped=0, active_time=xxx secs" in /var/log/messages

For example:

Root Cause: The message above is reported when an interface that NTP originally was using is not available.

Solution

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