OpenShift Installation fails on Waiting for control plane pods to appear

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  • When installing OpenShift the installation fails on the following task:
TASK: Waiting for control plane pods to appear
  • The logs show: atomic-openshift-node Unable to write event: 'Patch dial tcp 172.x.x.x:8443: connect: connection refused' (may retry after sleeping)"


  • OpenShift Container Platform, v3.11+

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