On Solaris 11 system, Service Svc:/network/physical:upgrade can go into maintenance (Doc ID 1940222.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On  Solaris 11 system or zone,   network service svc:/network/physical:upgrade is in maintenance as shown below:

# svcs -x svc:/network/physical:upgrade
svc:/network/physical:upgrade (?)
State: maintenance since Wed Oct 29 09:49:37 2014
Reason: Method failed.
 See: http://support.oracle.com/msg/SMF-8000-8Q
 See: /var/svc/log/network-physical:upgrade.log
Impact: 14 dependent services are not running.

Changes

  /etc/group file was copied from Solaris 10 system . Because of this, it was  missing group netadm line which should be there as below:

netadm::65:

Cause

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