[SOLVED] Proxmox upgrade 7 to 8

Oct 1, 2020
We upgraded prx upgrade 7 to 8 .
Please check attachment.
Many subnames were created under the interfaces.
Are these used or can we delete them?


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those altnames are simply alternative names given to the interfaces by the kernel. This is a result of how hardware enumeration works.

See also this guide on how to manage such aliases.
You can e.g. delete them ip l prop del dev eno4 altname <altname>ICODE], but it's rather pointless, as altnames have no impact on normal operation.
Assuming then that this answered your question sufficiently! :)

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