How to Make Network Interface Not Come Up on Reboot

(Doc ID 452316.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2018

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]
Linux x86
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 .


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms