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PV is stuck in terminating state failing to delete

Applies to

Trident , Kubernetes


A PV is stuck in terminating state.  The PV is no longer mounted on worker node . There is no Pod with a corresponding PVC. Errors are noted in the logs in the following format:
VolumeFailedDelete persistentvolume <pvc> is still attached to node <node hostname>
A check of mounted PV's on the worker node will reveal the specified PVC/PV is no longer mounted
Check using command  kubectl get pvc   to confirm the PVC no longer exists 
Check using command kubectl get pv will show the PV exists 
More information on the PV can be obtained via  kubectl describe pv <pvc/pv name as seen in error above>
Observe the fact that the PV is in terminating state. The same error message as above is noted in the events logs for the PV

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