System Administration Guide: IP Services

ProcedureHow to Replace a Physical Interface That Has Failed (DR-Attach)

This procedure shows how to replace a physical interface on a system that supports DR.

  1. On the system with the IPMP group configuration, assume the Primary Administrator role or become superuser.

    The Primary Administrator role includes the Primary Administrator profile. To create the role and assign the role to a user, see Chapter 2, Working With the Solaris Management Console (Tasks), in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Replace the physical interface.

    Refer to the instructions in the following sources:

    • cfgadm(1M) man page

    • Sun Enterprise 6x00, 5x00, 4x00, and 3x00 Systems Dynamic Reconfiguration User's Guide

    • Sun Enterprise 10000 DR Configuration Guide, or Sun Fire 880 Dynamic Reconfiguration User's Guide