Activating Host LACP bond results in message -- sysctl: failed to set 'bonding/ad_actor_system' to '00:00:00:00:00:00': (22) Invalid argument

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • User is getting following in messages on the Host under the following circumstances:
    • when configuring a new LACP bond
    • when rebooting the Host
    • when restarting NetworkManager
sysctl: failed to set 'bonding/ad_actor_system' to '00:00:00:00:00:00': (22) Invalid argument


  • Red Hat Virtualization Host 4.4.3
  • Red Hat Virtualization Host 4.4.4

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