Network/DNS client configuration does get removed after every reboot

(Doc ID 2324127.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Name Service in a system may have become manually configured as shown in the example here below:

 

 Then after rebooting the system, the file /etc/resolv.conf may have become removed again, and the string "dns" may have become removed from the lines for "hosts:" and "ipnodes:" in /etc/nsswitch.conf.

Cause

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