Can rosa create oidc-provider cmd honor the http_proxy or https_proxy env variable ?

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  • Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS
  • rosa cli
    • v1.1.2


  • When creating an OIDC provider using "rosa create oidc-provider" on a host that need proxy to access the Internet, it's failed with the following error messages.
ERR: There was an error creating the OIDC provider: dial tcp xx.xx.xx.xx:443: connectex: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.
  • Your host needs to use http_proxy and https_proxy environment variables to access to the Internet.
  • When testing the Internet access using curl cmd, it's no problem.


  • Unfortunately, "rosa create oidc-provider" does not honor the http_proxy or https_proxy env variables currently.
  • You need to run "rosa create oidc-provider" cmd on a host which can access directly to the Internet.

Root Cause

  • This issue has been filed as a bug report here:
  • The "rosa create oidc-provider" cmd does not honor proxy env variable when creating connection as follows. Refer here for whole code references.
    conn, err := tls.Dial("tcp", fmt.Sprintf("%s:443", connect.Host), nil)
    if err != nil {
        return "", err

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