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Livio Ribeiro
Livio Ribeiro

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Solving minishift fresh instance problems

When I started working with minishift, I did not have much experience with Openshift. I was struggling with some problems and I had no idea what was going on. These were the problems:

  • Builds failed to push to registry
  • Deployments got stuck when pulling image
  • Could not access an application via a Route
  • Could not log in to the web console as administrator

The first three problems were caused by the "docker-registry" and "router" deployments on the "default" namespace that failed to start.

The solution to these problems is quite simple and involve just a few commands on the terminal:

# login first as admin user
oc login -u system:admin
# restart "docker-registry"
oc -n default rollout latest dc/docker-registry
# restart "router"
oc -n default rollout latest dc/router
# allow "admin" user to log in to the web console
oc adm policy add-cluster-role-to-user cluster-admin admin
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Now you can work with minishift with no more problems!

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