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ntpd is deleting interfaces (Doc ID 2157958.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


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:

                     These messages are a reaction to interfaces being added and removed within the underlying networking stack. The NTP service does not itself add or removed networking interfaces.


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