OpenShift installation Error: could not create category

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  • During IPI installation of OpenShift on vSphere 6.x the error below is encountered.
openshift-install create cluster --dir=directory --log-level=info

ERROR Error: could not create category: POST https://cluster/rest/com/vmware/object/tagging/category: 403 Forbidden
ERROR   on ../../tmp/openshift-install-637579907/ line 54, in resource "vsphere_tag_category" "category":
ERROR   54: resource "vsphere_tag_category" "category" {


  • VMware vCenter 6.X
  • OpenShift 4.X

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