How to check the logs of failed Job's due to "BackoffLimitExceeded"?

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  • How to collect logs of the Job that failed with BackoffLimitExceeded?
  • How to find the reason if the Job is failing with BackoffLimitExceeded?
  • The expectation is that RHOCP should keep the last failed pod if the job reaches the BackoffLimit.
  • The failed pods are being cleared because the restartPolicy is set to OnFailure, which prevents users from accessing the logs or identifying the cause of failure. Is it possible to investigate the reasons for job failure?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
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