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Oracle Linux 6 - Network Service Fails with Error "Error: Connection activation failed bond0: Device not managed by NetworkManager or unavailable" (Doc ID 2555706.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


On an Oracle Linux 6 server, a network service start or restart attempt fails with the following error for the bond device:

[root@<hostname> ~]# service network restart
Shutting down interface eth0: [ OK ]
Shutting down loopback interface: [ OK ]
Bringing up loopback interface: [ OK ]
Bringing up interface bond0: Error: Connection activation failed: Device not managed by NetworkManager or unavailable
Bringing up interface eth0:
Determining IP information for eth0... done.
[ OK ]




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