Misconfiguration in nsswitch.conf May Cause IP Addresses to be in Disabled Status
(Doc ID 2498233.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2019
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Upon boot, addresses (both the loopback and for external subnets) go into disabled status:
In addition, there were FMA faults indicating that various network related SMF services (svc:/network/ipmp:default, svc:/network/ntp:default svc:/network/ldap/client:default and even vc:/ldoms/ldmd:default (system is a primary domain) services are unavailable.
It turned out that the system's /etc/nsswitch.conf file was modified.
Before problem :
> passwd: files
> group: files
After problem :
< passwd: compat winbind
< group: files ldap winbind
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