Apr 302008

Everytime you reboot your Sun Solaris Server, you may find that one or more of your Network Interfaces may not come online.

If you did a “netstat -r”

sunsolaris# netstat -r

Routing Table: IPv4
  Destination           Gateway           Flags  Ref   Use   Interface
——————– ——————– —– —– —— ———
BASE-ADDRESS.MCAST.NET solaris10            U         1      0 hme0
default              UG        1      0 hme0
localhost            localhost            UH        1     61 lo0

You may not find that the network for the Network interface not found in there ( here) and as you would expect adding the netmask manually fixes the problem.

sunsolaris# ifconfig hme0

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