IP takeover currently needs to complete even as a no-op to handle things like NAT gateway. However, changes made before 4.5.0 have resulted in IP takeover failing and retrying forever if no public IP addresses are configured.
Created attachment 12461 [details]
Patches for v4-5 branch
This one is ready for 4.5.x.
(In reply to Martin Schwenke from comment #2)
Pushed to autobuild-v4-5-test.
(In reply to Karolin Seeger from comment #3)
Pushed to v4-5-test.
Closing out bug report.