Linux Troubleshooting : RTNETLINK answers: File exists in Linux

Posted: April 17, 2015 in RTNETLINK answers: File exists, Troubleshooting

Due to this issue Server is not reachable.While checking i have found below things

1st i have restart the network service i got below error

“RTNETLINK answers: File exists”

Second “i check gateway IP”


Then look into network configuration path


then i deleted or  moved network configuration file into some other path.



Then Restart the network service

#service network restart

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