Analyzing Problems with Sun Systems Network Interfaces Showing "FAILED" in ifconfig -a Output
(Doc ID 1020233.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2019
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8 10/00 U2 to 10 9/10 U9 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
This document will provide information and steps to take to troubleshoot and correct a "FAILED" interface in an IP network multipathing group.
Available Documentation: If you need assistance on problems related to IPMP configuration, please refer to: Analyzing problems when trying to configure IP Multipathing (IPMP) <Document 1020085.1>
If you need assistance on problems related to IPMP error messages:
Analyzing errors for IP Multipathing (IPMP) configurations <Document 1020155.1>
If you need assistance on problems related to interfaces in an IPMP group not failing over, please refer to:
Analyzing problems when a network interface does not fail over/fail back in a IPMP configuration <Document 1019110.1>
in.mpathd(1M) Explanations of all the error messages issued by mpathd can be found in the "DIAGNOSTICS" section of in.mpathd(1M)
The official Oracle Solaris IP Multipathing documentation is found on http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/index.html
As of this writing, the most current documentation relating to using IPMP is:
System Administration Guide: IP Services
Other related information (man pages):
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