Configure an IP failover fails pulling the image ose-keepalived-ipfailover in Openshift Cluster Platform 3.11

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Trying to create an IP failover fails because the image, openshift3/ose-keepalived-ipfailover, can not be pulled due unauthorized error:
$oc adm ipfailover --virtual-ips=XX.XX.XX.XX
--> Creating IP failover ipfailover ...
    serviceaccount "ipfailover" created "ipfailover" created
--> Success
$oc get events  Error: ErrImagePull
44m         46m          4         ipfailover-1-c2vfx.15af7125510af038    Pod                     spec.containers{ipfailover-keepalived}   Warning   Failed                        kubelet,   Failed to pull image "": rpc error: code = Unknown desc = Get unauthorized: Please login to the Red Hat Registry using your Customer Portal credentials. Further instructions can be found here:
44m         46m          7         ipfailover-1-c2vfx.15af712566c381e5    Pod                     spec.containers{ipfailover-keepalived}   Normal    BackOff                       kubelet,  Back-off pulling image ""
41m         46m          19        ipfailover-1-c2vfx.15af712566c3b331    Pod                     spec.containers{ipfailover-keepalived}   Warning   Failed                        kubelet,   Error: ImagePullBackOff


  • Openshift Platform Container(OCP) 3.11
  • configured as default registry instead

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