Why do the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.3 nodes register as localhost instead of actual FQDN after bootstrap (baremetal) completes ?

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Issue

  • Why do the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.3 nodes register as localhost instead of actual FQDN after bootstrap completes ?
  • The CSR approve request describes the node as localhost instead of actual FQDN.
$ oc describe csr csr-xxxxx
Name:               csr-xxxxxx
Labels:             <none>
Annotations:        <none>
CreationTimestamp:  Tue, 19 May 2020 22:28:06 +0200
Requesting User:    system:node:test.example.com
Status:             Pending
Subject:
         Common Name:    system:node:localhost
         Serial Number:
         Organization:   system:nodes
Events:  <none>

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.3

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