Destroying OpenShift cluster fails due to resource crunch on underlying OpenStack infrastructure

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  • Unable to delete a Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform cluster deployed on Red Hat OpenStack Platform.
  • Attempts on deleting the cluster lead to below errors:
ERROR The service is currently unable to handle the request due to a temporary overloading or maintenance. This is a temporary condition. Try again later.
  • Virtual machine instances on RH-OSP's Horizon UI stuck in deleting state.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.5
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform
    • 13

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