OCP 4 Installation failing on Azure due to missing resources

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • Installing OpenShift on Azure platform (IPI) fails with authorization errors:

    The client '<system_assigned_identity>' with object id '<system_assigned_identity>' does not have authorization to perform action 
  • Several Azure components (loadbalancer, privateIP, ...) are not created while installing OpenShift 4.x:

    "Error syncing load balancer: failed to ensure load balancer
  • The OpenShift installation process uses a system-assigned identity instead of the user-assigned identity created by the installer.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.x

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