OpenShift nodes not ready with Vsphere cloud provider

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  • OpenShift has compute nodes in NotReady state on VMWare Vsphere

  • Not ready nodes have more than one IP in their main interface (usually eth0)

    • A common reason for this is that not ready nodes hold egress IPs.
  • Not ready logs show the error messages depicted at "Diagnostic Steps" section of this solution.


  • OpenShift Container Platform 3.9 - 3.11 with Vsphere cloud provider enabled

  • VMWare vsphere, 6+

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