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How to Make Network Interface Not Come Up on Reboot (Doc ID 452316.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 7.4 [Release OL5U10 to OL7U4]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


When you create virtual interfaces on a bonded interface (i.e. bond1:0 bond1:1 etc), sometimes you do not want the virtual interfaces to come up on boot.
You need to set 'ONBOOT=no' and 'ONPARENT=no' in virtual ip ifcfg-bond1:* configuration file .


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