PVC creation is stuck in Pending state while using VMWare datastore for dynamic provisioning

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  • PVC is stuck at Pending state.
  • PVC creation failing with following error.
Failed to provision volume with StorageClass "thick": Post https://vCenter_FQDN:443/sdk: Forbidden
  • Forbidden error while PVC creation.
E0907 17:31:27.885087       1 goroutinemap.go:150] Operation for "provision-test-project-sil/test-pvc2[b2b50fe7-a049-4bf4-a08a-8e9554a37ed4]" failed. No retries permitted until 2020-09-07 17:31:35.885054946 +0000 UTC m=+18484.212864919 (durationBeforeRetry 8s). Error: "Post https://vCenter_FQDN::443/sdk: Forbidden"


  • Red Hat Openshift Container Platform 4.x

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