How to force ethernet interfaces to run at 100 Full Duplex in Solaris 11

(Doc ID 2123628.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Interface ports connected to a switch with forced port settings show up as failed or inaccessible in ipadm. They do not have reliable network connectivity.

Note - Solaris and most switches by default use Auto-Negotiation for speed and duplex settings. So in most cases we do not need the settings below.

 

Solution

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