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2308598 - Error "Ifconfig is obsolete" happens when you run startsap to start SAP system

Symptom

Error with the following pattern happens when you run startsap to start SAP system.
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Ifconfig is obsolete! For replacement check ip.
Ifconfig uses the ioctl access method to get the full address
information, which limits hardware addresses to 8 bytes.
Because Infiniband address has 20 bytes, only the first 8 bytes are
displayed correctly.
Ifconfig is obsolete! For replacement check ip.
Starting Startup Agent sapstartsrv
FAIL: Timeout
Startup of Instance Service failed
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Environment

Systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.0 or higher

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

obsolete, ifconfig, sapcontrol, startsap, stopsap, sltoolset , KBA , BC-INS , Installation Tools (SAP Note 1669327) , Problem

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