SSH access to OSD/ROSA nodes

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  • Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA)
    • 4
  • Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated (OSD)
    • 4
  • SSH


  • Is it possible to access with SSH to nodes in OSD/ROSA clusters?
  • How to access to nodes in OSD/ROSA using SSH.


Currently, it's not possible to access via SSH to nodes in OSD/ROSA clusters. It is possible instead to access to the nodes using oc debug node/[node_name].

There is an internal RFE to enable that configuration (SDE-1283), that will be optional.

Root Cause

It's not possible to access via SSH to OSD/ROSA nodes.

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