KubeDNS (SkyDNS) pods continually fail in a kubernetes cluster

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • In a Kuberentes cluster, the kubedns (skydns) pods will continually fail and re-spawn only to fail again very quickly.
  • Cluster DNS is not working for cluster services


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host
  • Kubernetes cluster using kubedns

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content