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Oracle VM Server: Unable To Create Bond Port: "/etc/xen/scripts/linuxbridge/ovs-bond-if: line 207: /sys/class/net/bonding_masters: Permission denied" (Doc ID 2387856.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 to 3.4.4 [Release OVM33 to OVM34]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


On : 3.4.2 version,

Cannot create bonded port, error during creation:


Job failed on Core: OVMAPI_4010E Attempt to send command: ovs_bond_config to server: test01 failed. OVMAPI_4004E Sync command failed on server: Command: ovs_bond_config,

Server error: org.apache.xmlrpc.XmlRpcException: :Command: ['/etc/xen/scripts/linuxbridge/ovs-bond-if', 'start', 'bondm=bond1', 'bondmode=6', 'primary=eth6', 'backup=eth7'] failed (1): stderr: /etc/xen/scripts/linuxbridge/ovs-bond-if: line 207: /sys/class/net/bonding_masters: Permission denied


Customer performed DR procedure and by mistake removed ifcfg-bond0 during testing. 


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