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Oracle Linux: Exalytics ILOM Remote Console Shows "Ifconfig is obsolete! For replacement check ip" error messages (Doc ID 2670584.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Linux x86-64


On Exalytics ILOM Remote console, error messages below can be seen regularly (every 10 s):

Ifconfig uses the ioctl access method to get the full address information, which limits hardware addresses to 8 bytes.^M
Because Infiniband address has 20 bytes, only the first 8 bytes are displayed correctly.^M
Ifconfig is obsolete! For replacement check ip.^M



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