Unable to use cluster autoscaler on private OpenShift 4 cluster on Azure

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  • After trying to add new VMs on Azure to the OpenShift Cluster, the following error message is shown in the machine-api-operator logs:

    E0408 10:54:43.109708       1 controller.go:279] Failed to check if machine "myexample-ocp-infra-1-abcde" exists: Failed to get vm: compute.VirtualMachinesClient#Get: Failure sending request: StatusCode=0 -- Original Error: Get https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/acf277f9-fe6e-4ea4-8707-f6b4771af971/resourceGroups/myexample-abcde-rg/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myexample-ocp-infra-1-abcde?%24expand=instanceView&api-version=2018-10-01: EOF


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.2, 4.3
  • Microsoft Azure

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