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Systemctl restart networking fails after enabling ipv6
I was following this guide to fully setup ipv6 for my droplet: https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/networking/ipv6/how-to/enable/
Unfortunately when I get to the steps for restarting networking “sudo systemctl restart networking” I receive the following error:
“Job for networking.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status networking.service” and “journalctl -xe” for details.“
Looking at the "systemctl status networking.service” shows the following log…
networking.service - Raise network interfaces
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/networking.service; enabled; vendor prese
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Mon 2018-11-12 01:18:50 UTC; 2min 10
Process: 2424 ExecStart=/sbin/ifup -a –read-environment (code=exited, status=
Process: 2419 ExecStartPre=/bin/sh -c [ “$CONFIGURE_INTERFACES” != “no” ] && [
Main PID: 2424 (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main systemd: Stopped Raise network interfaces.
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main systemd: Starting Raise network interfaces…
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main ifup: RTNETLINK answers: File exists
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main ifup: Failed to bring up eth0.
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main systemd: networking.service: Main process exited,
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main systemd: Failed to start Raise network interfaces.
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main systemd: networking.service: Unit entered failed s
Nov 12 01:18:50 Linux-Main systemd: networking.service: Failed with result ‘e
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Failed to bring up eth0? Bad news right? Any ideas how to resolve this? Google hasn’t seemed to give me any results that solve this issue.
Thanks in advance.
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