wicked controlled interfaces activate IP addresses only if a carrier signal was detected
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 (SLES 12 SP1)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP2)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 3 (SLES 12 SP3)
As of SLES 12, wicked controlled network interfaces are started with their IP address only if a carrier signal was detected but in some situations (e.g. automated tests) it is desired to have an IP address listening on a network device even if no carrier signal is available.
Please add LINK_REQUIRED='no' to the respective /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-* file.
By default wicked uses LINK_REQUIRED='yes' when setting up the devices and waits indefinitely for a carrier signal before assigning an IP address.
man 5 ifcfg
for details on LINK_REQUIRED control option.
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