The Status of nodes shown unknown

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The status of nodes is reported as unknown

"conditions": [
            "type": "Ready",
            "status": "Unknown",
            "lastHeartbeatTime": "2015-11-12T06:03:19Z",
            "lastTransitionTime": "2015-11-12T06:04:03Z",
            "reason": "Kubelet stopped posting node status."
Aug 30, 2018 in Kubernetes by Hannah
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Follow these steps:

Get nodes

kubectl get nodes

Describe node

kubectl describe node

You’ll probably get status of the node as unknown

Login in node and Restart kubelet

/etc/init.d/kubelet restart

Get nodes again

On the master:

kubectl get nodes
answered Aug 30, 2018 by Kalgi
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This worked for me

In Azure, if you are using acs-engine install, you can find the shell script that is actually being run to provision it at:


run as root:

systemctl enable kubectl
systemctl restart kubectl

answered Aug 30, 2018 by Nilesh
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