Metrics-server is missing `metrics-server-certs` secrets

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Red Hat Openshift Container Platform
    • 3.11


  • Metrics-server-certs are deleted.
  • How to regenerate metric-server-certs?


  • To regenerate the metric-server-certs , the Metric-server stack should be redeployed.
Uninstall `metric-server`,

# ansible-playbook -i <path to inventory file> /usr/share/ansible/openshift-ansible/playbooks/metrics-server/config.yml -e openshift_metrics_server_install=false

and install it again.

# ansible-playbook -i <path to inventory file> /usr/share/ansible/openshift-ansible/playbooks/metrics-server/config.yml -e openshift_metrics_server_install=true

Diagnostic Steps

  • Confirm the metric-server-certs are missing by listing the secrets in the namespace.
# oc get secrets -n openshift-metrics-server
  • The audit logs configured in the cluster can be analyzed to confirm if the secret is accidentally deleted by any of the users.

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