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Oracle Openstack 3.0: Deploying Nova on Oracle VM Server 3.4.x Fails with: 'setting net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables failed: error: "net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables" is an unknown key' (Doc ID 2195340.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux - Version OpenStack 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Deploying Nova on Oracle VM Server 3.4.2 fails:

# kollacli deploy --hosts <hostname.domain.com>
(snip)
TASK [nova : Set net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables to 1] **********************
fatal: [<hostname.domain.com>]: FAILED! => {"invocation": {"module_name": "sysctl", "module_args": {"name": "net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables", "ignoreerrors": false, "value": "1", "reload": true, "state": "present", "sysctl_set": true, "sysctl_file": "/etc/sysctl.conf"}}, "msg": "setting net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables failed: error: \"net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables\" is an unknown key\n", "changed": false, "_ansible_no_log": false, "failed": true}

PLAY RECAP *********************************************************************
<hostname.domain.com> : ok=17 changed=2 unreachable=0 failed=1
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/kollacli/commands/deploy.py", line 87, in take_action
.format(msg=job.get_error_message()))
CommandError: ERROR: Job failed:
Host: <hostname.domain.com>, Task: nova : Set net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables to 1, Status: failed, Message: setting net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables failed: error: "net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables" is an unknown key

 

There is no bridge related parameters found:
# sysctl -a | grep bridge
#

 

The following error can be found in /var/log/messages:

Oct 21 01:42:51 <hostname> kernel: [ 29.731764] bridge: automatic filtering via arp/ip/ip6tables has been deprecated. Update your scripts to load br_netfilter if you need this.
Oct 21 01:42:51 <hostname> modprobe: FATAL: Error running install command for bridge

 

Issue was found with kernel:
4.1.12-61.1.14.el6uek.x86_64 (Oracle VM Server 3.4.2)

 

Cause

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