External IP service not reachable with ovn-kubernetes

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • After having added the external IP of a service to a node br-ex bridge, the service is still not reachable.
  • OVN-KUBE-EXTERNALIP chain on iptables nat table shows no DNAT rule for the external IP service (check "diagnostic steps")


  • OpenShift Container Platform (with ovn-kubernetes)
    • 4.6
    • 4.7

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