Installation of service catalog fails

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • While running of /usr/share/ansible/openshift-ansible/playbooks/byo/openshift-cluster/service-catalog.yml, the playbook fails due to the apiserver not being ready
  • The apiserver pod in kube-service-catalog namespace is in CrashLoopBackOff state and logs end with the error
NAME                       READY     STATUS             RESTARTS   AGE
apiserver-9s9zf            0/1       CrashLoopBackOff   216        18h
controller-manager-6g94k   0/1       CrashLoopBackOff   216        18h
Error: cluster doesn't provide requestheader-client-ca-file
  • The required certificates for extension-apiserver-authentication config-map are not getting generated.
  • This issue persists even after upgrading openshift as per the errata


  • Openshift Container Platform
    • 3.7

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