Enabling HSTS on the Kubelet in OpenShift 4

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Nessus reports vulnerability for OCP nodes TCP/10250: Nessus Plugin ID: 142960 - HSTS Missing From HTTPS Server (RFC 6797)
  • The Kubelet (port 10250) is not enforcing Strict-Transport-Security Headers as defined by RFC 6797.
  • Is it possible to enforce HSTS for Kubelet?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.x

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