CreateContainerError: Permission Denied for Configmap-Mounted Script in RHOCP 4

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Pods are failing with CreateContianerError due to the missing/incorrect permission for executing the script mounted from the configmap:
$ oc get pods httpd-767657bb99-5fbzx

NAME                     READY   STATUS                 RESTARTS   AGE
httpd-767657bb99-5fbzx   0/1     CreateContainerError   0          81s

$ oc describe pod httpd-767657bb99-5fbzx

  Warning  Failed          12s                kubelet            Error: container create failed: time="2023-07-27T19:46:12Z" level=error msg="runc create failed: unable to start container process: exec: \"/opt/\": permission denied"


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP) 4

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