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IFCONFIG: Why ifconfig -a in Solaris[TM] 2.x shows the default netmask even though the netmask has been defined in the /etc/netmasks file (Doc ID 1008608.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

 ifconfig -a shows the default netmasks when the actual netmask has already
been redefined in /etc/netmasks file.

Cause

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