oc debug node command failed with error "unable to extract pod template from type *v1.Node".

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  • While running oc debug node/node-name the command failed with below error
# oc debug node/node-1.redhat.example.com
error: cannot debug node-1.redhat.example.com: unable to extract pod template from type *v1.Node
  • Not getting debug shell for the node after running oc debug node/node-name command from the bastion server.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.3
    • 4.4

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