Red Hat Single Sign-On (RH SSO) Operator is failing to connect to the external Database when using an IP Address

Solution Verified - Updated -


When trying to setup SSO using the RH SSO Operator with an external PostgreSQL Database on the IP Address, the Keycloak pod crashes with the following error:

Caused by: org.postgresql.util.PSQLException: The connection attempt failed.    


  • Red Hat Single Sign-On (RH SSO)
    • 7.X (Operator)
  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)
    • 4.X

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