WHM error while adding IP address – Skipping xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx already added

Error message:

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All Requested Ips were already active
System has 1 free ip.
Skipping XX.XX.XX.XX .. already added
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Sometimes you might have added the IP address but, it will not list in ifconfig. The reason is that the IP address is not binded properly. When you try to add the IP address from WHM, you will get the above error message. To resolve the issue, follow the steps given below.

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* Restart ipaliases service by using the command given below.

/etc/rc.d/init.d/ipaliases restart

* Check ipaliases is turned on during 2, 3, 4, 5 run-levels by using the command given below. This is to ensure that the IP addresses will work on server reboot.

chkconfig –list ipaliases
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