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Securing the Network in Oracle® Solaris 11.3

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Updated: March 2018

How to Disable the Network Routing Daemon

Use this procedure to prevent network routing after installation by specifying a default router. Otherwise, perform this procedure after configuring routing manually.

Note - Many network configuration procedures require that the routing daemon be disabled. Therefore, you might have disabled this daemon as part of a larger configuration procedure.

Before You Begin

You must become an administrator who is assigned the Network Management rights profile. For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.3.

  1. Verify that the routing daemon is running.
    $ svcs -x svc:/network/routing/route:default
    svc:/network/routing/route:default (in.routed network routing daemon)
     State: online since April 10, 2014 05:15:35 AM PDT
       See: in.routed(1M)
       See: /var/svc/log/network-routing-route:default.log
    Impact: None.

    If the service is not running, you can stop here.

  2. Disable the routing daemon.
    # routeadm -d ipv4-forwarding -d ipv6-forwarding
    # routeadm -d ipv4-routing -d ipv6-routing
    # routeadm -u
  3. Verify that the routing daemon is disabled.
    $ svcs -x routing/route:default
    svc:/network/routing/route:default (in.routed network routing daemon)
     State: disabled since April 11, 2014 10:10:10 AM PDT
    Reason: Disabled by an administrator.
       See: http://support.oracle.com/msg/SMF-8000-05
       See: in.routed(1M)
    Impact: This service is not running.

See Also

routeadm(1M) man page