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Trident PVC failed to be attached with runtime error

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Applies to

  • NetApp Astra Trident
  • RedHat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.8 - 4.10 
  • NetApp Ontap 9.X


A pod mounting a Trident PVC does not properly start and kubelet complains with the error message below:

Month DD hh:mm:ss kubelet.service:  nestedpendingoperations.go:335] Operation for "{^pvc-xxxxxxx-yyyy-zzzz-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx podName: nodeName:XX.XX.XX.X}" failed. No retries permitted until YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss  (durationBeforeRetry 1m4s). Error: recovered from panic "runtime error: invalid memory address or nil pointer dereference". (err=<nil>) Call stack:


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