Azure IMDS documentation wrong about IP address

Bug #1849508 reported by Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven on 2019-10-23
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Bug Description

The Azure data source documentation (topics/datasources/azure.rst.txt) has the following:

Azure provides the `instance metadata service (IMDS)
which is a REST service on ```` providing additional
configuration information to the instance.

However, the Azure documentation at lists the IP address as, which makes more sense given how is of the link-local reserved addresses and is the University of the Free State in South Africa.

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Joshua Powers (powersj) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to file the bug! I have a branch up that will fix the incorrect address.

Changed in cloud-init:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High

This bug is fixed with commit c47b46ed to cloud-init on branch master.
To view that commit see the following URL:

Changed in cloud-init:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed

This bug is believed to be fixed in cloud-init in version 19.2-67. If this is still a problem for you, please make a comment and set the state back to New

Thank you.

Changed in cloud-init:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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