How to resize the PersistentVolume used by the Elasticsearch pods in OpenShift 4?

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  • If the underlying storage of a PersistentVolume does not allow dynamic resizing, an error like the following will appear when trying to resize the PersistentVolumeClaim:
An error occurred
persistentvolumeclaims "elasticsearch-elasticsearch-xxx-yyyyyyyy-1" is forbidden: only dynamically provisioned pvc can be resized and the storageclass that provisions the pvc must support resize


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4.x
  • Elasticsearch Operator

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