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Oracle Linux: NetworkManager Ignores ETHTOOL_OPTS='...' Parameter Settings in Network Interface Configuration File (ifcfg-<DEV>) (Doc ID 2915256.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux ARM 64-bit


An Oracle Linux 7 (or higher) system uses NetworkManager(8) for network interface management.
The network interface configuration file (/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-enp0s3) was manually configured with the ETHTOOL_OPTS="..." parameter.
Upon restarting network related services, then restarting the server, the ETHTOOL_OPTS values failed to take effect e.g.:



The ETHTOOLS_OPTS="..." parameter was recently added to network interface configuration file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethp0s3.


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In this Document
 1. Create NetworkManager-dispatcher script
 2. Modify NetworkManager-dispatcher script permission
 3. Restart the NetworkManager service for changes to take effect
 4. Verify new settings have taken effect

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