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DHCP Server Service Enters Maintenance When Started In A Shared Zone (Doc ID 2333669.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Cannot start the DHCP server for Automated Installer (AI) in a Shared Zone

The dhcp/server:ipv4 Service is in maintenance in the Shared Zone

network-dhcp-server:ipv4.log contains

[ Nov 29 14:01:18 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Nov 29 14:01:18 Stopping because all processes in service exited. ]
[ Nov 29 14:01:18 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ nov 29 14:01:19 Restarting too quickly, changing state to maintenance. ]


svcs-xv contains

svc:/network/dhcp/server:ipv4 (ISC DHCP Server)
State: maintenance since Wed Oct 25 14:01:19 2017
Reason: Restarting too quickly.
See: man -M /usr/share/man -s 1M dhcpd
See: /var/svc/log/network-dhcp-server:ipv4.log
Impact: This service is not running.



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