Ceph completely broken - Error got timeout (500)


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Jul 5, 2017
I have a test cluster of 3 VMs in virtualbox on my pc.

Their IPs changed as follows:
A: > (NOT a gateway)
A: >
A: >

Now I get the following message when i run 'service ceph-mon@local status':
Processor -- bind unable to bindto v2: (99) Cannot assign requested address.

And this is driving me mad as it downed ceph on all 3 nodes with the same error.

I updated the address in the /etc/ceph/ceph.conf (which is just a symlink to /etc/pve/ceph.conf). It is as follows:
     auth_client_required = cephx
     auth_cluster_required = cephx
     auth_service_required = cephx
     cluster_network =
     fsid = bbc8efc5-af69-4460-8e18-c5d5e76d0c9e
     mon_allow_pool_delete = true
     mon_host =
     ms_bind_ipv4 = true
     ms_bind_ipv6 = false
     osd_pool_default_min_size = 2
     osd_pool_default_size = 3
     public_network =

     keyring = /etc/pve/priv/$cluster.$name.keyring

     public_addr =

I rebooted the node multiple times, same error. I scrubbed the whole system of every instance of, same error.

IT is still a fresh cluster that I am using to test ceph quincy on proxmox 7.3 prior to going into production. Tho at the moment i am weary.

Any advise here?
Just as further info, commands like ''ceph -s" hang indefinitely. all pveceph commands say timeout

Is the above Ceph config is from /etc/pve/ceph.conf? if yes can you compare it with /etc/ceph/ceph.conf as well?

Did you see anything interesting in the ceph monitor logs?
Did you find any resolution for this? I am in the same boat and getting help from folks here but wondering what fixed it for you.. if it did.


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