Blocked indices in OpenShift Container Platform 4 - Logging

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • fluentd is unable to send logs to elasticsearch as elasticsearch is blocking indexing of new messages.
  • We are seeing the below error in elasticsearch and fluentd is not able to send log messages to elasticsearch.

    {"error":{"root_cause":[{"type":"cluster_block_exception","reason":"blocked by: [FORBIDDEN/12/index read-only / allow delete (api)];"}],"type":"cluster_block_exception","reason":"blocked by: [FORBIDDEN/12/index read-only / allow delete (api)];"},"status":403


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.0
    • 4.1
    • 4.2
    • 4.3
    • 4.4
  • Red Hat OpenShift Logging 5

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