OpenShift 4.5 IPI on vSphere fails: cannot change the value of "thin_provisioned"

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Issue

OpenShift 4.5 IPI on vSphere is failing due to the following error:

$ ./openshift-install create cluster --dir=install --log-level=info
...
INFO The file was found in cache: /home/sstadmin/.cache/openshift-installer/image_cache/187f73af432c837eaa23361023b1656c. Reusing...
INFO Creating infrastructure resources...
ERROR
ERROR Error: error reconfiguring virtual machine: error processing disk changes post-clone: disk.0: cannot change the value of "thin_provisioned" - (old: true new: false)
ERROR
ERROR   on ../../../../../tmp/openshift-install-221125062/bootstrap/main.tf line 1, in resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm":
ERROR    1: resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm" {
ERROR
ERROR
ERROR
ERROR Error: error reconfiguring virtual machine: error processing disk changes post-clone: disk.0: cannot change the value of "thin_provisioned" - (old: true new: false)
ERROR
ERROR   on ../../../../../tmp/openshift-install-221125062/master/main.tf line 1, in resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm":
ERROR    1: resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm" {
ERROR
ERROR
ERROR
ERROR Error: error reconfiguring virtual machine: error processing disk changes post-clone: disk.0: cannot change the value of "thin_provisioned" - (old: true new: false)
ERROR
ERROR   on ../../../../../tmp/openshift-install-221125062/master/main.tf line 1, in resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm":
ERROR    1: resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm" {
ERROR
ERROR
ERROR
ERROR Error: error reconfiguring virtual machine: error processing disk changes post-clone: disk.0: cannot change the value of "thin_provisioned" - (old: true new: false)
ERROR
ERROR   on ../../../../../tmp/openshift-install-221125062/master/main.tf line 1, in resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm":
ERROR    1: resource "vsphere_virtual_machine" "vm" {
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

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.5
  • vSphere
  • NFS Backing storage for vSphere

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