Unable to attach vSphere volumes in OpenShift

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • There are many pods in Pending waiting on volume attachment while using vSphere.
  • Not able to create or attach new volumes to pods.
  • There are error messages in the platform logs like:
2022-11-03T06:30:05.619986229Z E1103 06:30:05.619926       1 connection.go:198] Failed to create new client. err: Post "https://<vSphere>:443/sdk": EOF
2022-11-03T06:30:05.619986229Z E1103 06:30:05.619961       1 connection.go:66] Failed to create govmomi client. err: Post "https://<vSphere>:443/sdk": EOF
2022-11-03T06:30:05.619986229Z E1103 06:30:05.619979       1 nodemanager.go:450] Cannot connect to vCenter with err: Post "https://<vSphere>:443/sdk": EOF
2022-11-03T06:30:05.620034405Z I1103 06:30:05.619992       1 nodemanager.go:140] Discovering node error vc:Post "https://<vSphere>:443/sdk": EOF


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4
  • VMware vSphere

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