The Network Interface In Active-Active IPMP Configuration shows INACTIVE Flag
Last updated on MARCH 17, 2014
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Network interface in an Active-Active IPMP group shows interafce with INACTIVE flag. VCS considered these interfaces as down and customer needs help to understand why the interfaces nxge0 is INACTIVE as they did NOT intend to configure them in a stand-by (hence they do not have STAND-BY flag) and how to remove that flag.
IP Multipathing group 'solaris':
Interface IP address (Broadcast) Netmask MTU MAC address Idx Flags
nxge0 10.xx.xx.xx. 10.xx.xx.255 fffffe00 1500 0:21:28:76:98:4 2 UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,DEPRECATED,IPv4,NOFAILOVER,INACTIVE
nxge4 10.xx.xx.xx 10.xx.xx.255 fffffe00 1500 0:21:28:a8:8c:78 5 UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,DEPRECATED,IPv4,NOFAILOVER
nxge4:1 10.xx.xx.xx 10.xx.xx.255 fffffe00 1500 5 UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4
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