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Check the installed cloud-netconfig-azure package version by running zypper info cloud-netconfig-azure.
If the version is 1.3 or higher, it is no longer necessary to suppress the management of network interfaces by the cloud network plugin. If the version is lower than 1.3, we suggest to update package cloud-netconfig-azure to the latest available version.


For cloud-netconfig-azure package version lower than 1.3:

In a HA Cluster in a Cloud Enviroment a configured IP Address sometimes disappears resulting in a restart or sometimes even a resource migration - see Resolution section.


In the configuration file of the network interface, 
modify  the option


is set. This has to be set to




The CLOUD_NETCONFIG_MANAGE parameter makes the cloud network plugin check whether all IP's on an interface are configured for that interface and if not remove them. Which is a good and desireable behaviour normally.

In a HA Cluster normally the only way for a client to connect to the Cluster is via an IP from the cluster that is dynamically set by the Cluster and not in the configuration file.

As such the two concepts conflict with each other.

In a HA Cluster Setup it is recommended to set the parameter to


to ensure that the IP wont be touched.

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  • Document ID:7023633
  • Creation Date: 11-Jan-2019
  • Modified Date:15-Jun-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension

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