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Oracle Linux 6: ifup(8) Command Fails to Bring Up Virtual Network Device/Alias (Doc ID 2200204.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.10 [Release OL6 to OL6U10]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


When having initscripts-9.03.53-1.0.2.el6_8.1.x86_64 installed and trying to use ifup to bring up an alias/virtual device, the command returns no error but fails to bring up the device



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