Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.5 installation failed with permission denied while importing ova template

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Installation of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.5 on vSphere using IPI installation format fails with the following message.
DEBUG vsphere_tag_category.category: Creating...   
DEBUG vsphere_tag_category.category: Creation complete after 0s [id=urn:vmomi:InventoryServiceCategory:xxxxxxxx-ae8d-4ee4-9fa6-a5baff80f072:GLOBAL] 
DEBUG vsphere_tag.tag: Creating...                 
DEBUG vsphere_tag.tag: Creation complete after 0s [id=urn:vmomi:InventoryServiceTag:xxxxxxx-616d-4a0c-9bea-cbef751b5607:GLOBAL] 
DEBUG vsphereprivate_import_ova.import: Creating... 
ERROR                                              
ERROR Error: failed to create import spec: ServerFaultCode: Permission to perform this operation was denied. 
ERROR                                              
ERROR   on ../../../tmp/openshift-install-893585467/main.tf line 43, in resource "vsphereprivate_import_ova" "import": 
ERROR   43: resource "vsphereprivate_import_ova" "import" { 
ERROR                                              
ERROR                                              
FATAL failed to fetch Cluster: failed to generate asset "Cluster": failed to create cluster: failed to apply Terraform: failed to complete the change 
  • Are there any set of permission required for the service-account or the username configured on vcenter?

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.5

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