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Oracle Linux: Bringing Up the Network Interface Fails with "Error, some other host already uses address xx.xx.xx.xx" (Doc ID 2751273.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] [Release OL6 to OL7U9]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

While restarting the network using "service network restart" below error is received

Changes

Network maintenance activity is made on the switch side.

Cause

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