No Ip Address or Wrong IP Address at the first reboot or after the package upgrade (Doc ID 2219556.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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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