Unauthorized node "xxx.xxx.xxx." not found

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Only one node is not working, with a "NotReady" status.
  • Kubelet service log shows lots of messages:

    Rotating certificates
    Failed while requesting a signed certificate from the master: cannot create certificate signing request: Unauthorized
    node "workerx.xxx.xxx.com" not found
    Failed to contact API server when waiting for CSINode publishing: csinodes.storage.k8s.io "workerx.xxx.xxx.com" is forbidden: User "system:anonymous" cannot get resource "csinodes" in API group "storage.k8s.io" at the cluster scope
  • Expired or mismatched node certificates, but there are no Pending CSRs.

  • How to recreate Node Certificates?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4.x

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