Creating a new project on Openshift fails with missing field error

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Creation of a new project fails with the following error:

    # oc new-project test
    The Project "" is invalid: Required value: name or generateName is required
  • The error may slightly change depending on the details of the issue


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.x

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