Network Manager Failing to Renew Lease

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Network connectivity is lost
  • Lease is not renewed
  • Networkmanager logs show errors like

    ctl-0 NetworkManager[6789]: <info>  [1656437135.5763] dhcp4 (bond0.2177): state changed bound -> expire
    ctl-0 NetworkManager[6789]: <info>  [1656437135.5765] device (bond0.2177): DHCPv4: trying to acquire a new lease
    ctl-0 NetworkManager[6789]: <warn>  [1656437135.5878] dhcp4 (bond0.2177): selecting lease failed: -131
    ctl-0 NetworkManager[6789]: <warn>  [1656437137.9654] dhcp4 (bond0.2177): selecting lease failed: -131


  • Red Hat Openshift Container Platform (OCP) 4.10, 4.11
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.4, 8.5, 8.6
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • VLAN or Network Bridge interface
  • Network interfaces configured with Network Manager (NM)

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