How to reset Kibana indexes in OpenShift

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  • A user profile for OpenShift is unable to access Kibana logs. This user has the same group level access as others who are able to view the logs.
  • Errors at the top of the Kibana Management page such as:

    Error: [object Object]: [security_exception] no permissions for [indices:data/read/field_caps] and User [name=USER_NAME, roles=[gen_user_<HASH>, gen_kibana_<HASH>]]
    at processQueue (
    at Scope.$eval (
    at Scope.$digest (
    at Scope.$apply (
    at done (
    at completeRequest (
    at XMLHttpRequest.xhr.onload (


  • OpenShift Container Platform 3
  • OpenShift Container Platform 4

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