CoreDNS pods panic without any probe failures

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • CoreDNS pods observing below messages in the logs:
runtime.go:73] Observed a panic: "invalid memory address or nil pointer dereference" (runtime error: invalid memory address or nil pointer dereference)
goroutine 86 [running]:


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform [RHOCP]
    • v4.1 to v4.4
  • CoreDNS
    • v1.6.x-

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