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"WARNING Dhcp client is not running" fills syslog RRS feed

  • Question

  • On a Ubuntu 16 VM with a static IP address, syslog is filling with "WARNING Dhcp client is not running" messages:

    Jan  6 14:14:04 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:04.162022 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:09 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:09.204402 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:14 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:14.239059 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:19 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:19.275123 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:24 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:24.314332 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:29 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:29.349257 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:34 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:34.389749 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:39 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:39.431216 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:44 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:44.461548 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:49 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:49.501796 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:54 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:54.543198 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.
    Jan  6 14:14:59 admin python3[1251]: 2017/01/06 14:14:59.578557 WARNING Dhcp client is not running.

    at one every 5 seconds!

    There is a reference to this at Azure/WALinuxAgent but without any remedy.  Ignore the notice? Can it be stopped?

    Friday, January 6, 2017 10:20 PM

Answers

  • Hi, 
    Thank you for contacting Microsoft forums. We are pleased to answer your query.

    kindly check the following link below similar issue has been discussed :
    https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/1580345-azure-ubuntu-vm-waagent-errors 

    I hope that the reply will assist you in getting your query addressed. In case you require further assistance, please do reply to the thread as we are always available to your queries. 

    Regards
    Vijisankar

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    • Marked as answer by TTrout Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:07 PM
    Saturday, January 7, 2017 11:19 AM

All replies

  • Hi, 
    Thank you for contacting Microsoft forums. We are pleased to answer your query.

    kindly check the following link below similar issue has been discussed :
    https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/1580345-azure-ubuntu-vm-waagent-errors 

    I hope that the reply will assist you in getting your query addressed. In case you require further assistance, please do reply to the thread as we are always available to your queries. 

    Regards
    Vijisankar

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Disclaimer: This response contains a reference to a third party World Wide Web site. Microsoft is providing this information as a convenience to you. Microsoft does not control these sites and has not tested any software or information found on these sites; therefore, Microsoft cannot make any representations regarding the quality, safety, or suitability of any software or information found there. There are inherent dangers in the use of any software found on the Internet, and Microsoft cautions you to make sure that you completely understand the risk before retrieving any software from the Internet.

    • Marked as answer by TTrout Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:07 PM
    Saturday, January 7, 2017 11:19 AM
  • Thanks for the lead! The solution provided there worked for me.
    Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:07 PM