Can not restart the network service, it fails with an error "RTLINKNET ERROR: the IP Add <IP-Add> already exists".

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  • Can not ping to any other server in the network. Even service network restart command fails with below error messages.

    RTLINKNET ERROR: the IP Add &#60;IP-Add> already exists.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • NIC

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