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Oracle Linux 5: Incorrect or Missing IP Address After Package Upgrade or Server Reboot (Doc ID 2219556.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

No IP address or an incorrect IP address is present at the first reboot or after a system upgrade.

This problem can occur when a network interface is configured  to use a static ip address instead of using the dhcp-client service to obtain a dynamically assigned ip address.

Changes

 This issue can occur at he first reboot after a system install or after a system upgrade. 

Cause

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