Attempt to create PVC fails with error "Failed to provision volume with StorageClass "xxxx": folder 'xxx' not found"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After creating a PersistentVolumeClaim using the vSphereVolume class the PersistentVolumeClaim stays in a pending state.
  • The follow error is show in the events when PersistentVolumeClaim: Failed to provision volume with StorageClass "thin": folder '***' not found


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
  • vSphere Cloud Provider

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