Elasticsearch pods are stuck in crashloopbackoff due permission denied error

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Elasticsearch pods failed to start:
elasticsearch-cdm-xxxxxxxxx-1-xxxxxxxxxx-xxxxxx      1/2        CrashLoopBackOff            19                75m
elasticsearch-cdm-xxxxxxxxx-2-xxxxxxxxxx-xxxxxx      1/2        CrashLoopBackOff            19               75m
elasticsearch-cdm-xxxxxxxxx-3-xxxxxxxxxx-xxxxxx      1/2        CrashLoopBackOff            19               74m
  • Elasticsearch pod is reporting below errors:
cp: cannot create regular file '/etc/elasticsearch/elasticsearch.yml': Permission denied
cp: cannot create regular file '/etc/elasticsearch/log4j2.properties': Permission denied

Environment

  • Redhat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4.x

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