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Trident pod on Kubernetes pod is not terminating properly

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Applies to

Trident for Kubernetes/Openshift


The following is shown on listing the trident related pods:
NAME                          READY   STATUS        RESTARTS AGE   IP            NODE              NOMINATED NODE  READINESS GATES
trident-csi-4cbtt             2/2     Running       4        96d   <MASTER_IP_1> caas-master01-01  <none>          <none>
trident-csi-5b59f59cc8-9wqp5  5/5     Running       0        11h   <NODE_IP_11>  caas-node01-01    <none>          <none>
trident-csi-5b59f59cc8-m9tdz  5/5     Terminating   0        12h   <NODE_IP_22>  caas-node02-02    <none>          <none>
trident-csi-dl972             2/2     Running       6        96d   <NODE_IP_22>  caas-node03-03    <none>          <none>
trident-csi-h25g4             2/2     Running       6        96d   <MASTER_IP_1> caas-master03-03  <none>          <none>
trident-csi-nzzgj             2/2     Running       4        96d   <MASTER_IP_1> caas-master02-02  <none>          <none>
While the new trident provisioning pod errors out with:

time="2020-11-30T23:55:58Z" level=error msg="Trident REST interface was not available after 30.00 seconds."
time="2020-11-30T23:55:58Z" level=debug msg="Updating Trident Provisioner CR after failed installation." name=trident
namespace=trident time="2020-11-30T23:55:58Z" level=info msg="'TridentProvisioner' CR updated." name=trident namespace=trident
time="2020-11-30T23:55:58Z" level=error msg="error syncing 'trident/trident': reconcile failed; error re-installing Trident 'trident' in namespace 'trident'; err: reconcile failed;
  unable to upgrade connection: Authorization error (user=kube-apiserver-kubelet-client, verb=create, resource=nodes, subresource=proxy);
  unable to upgrade connection: Authorization error (user=kube-apiserver-kubelet-client, verb=create, resource=nodes, subresource=proxy);
  use 'tridentctl logs' to learn more, requeuing"


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