Kibana init job fails to start

During IBM Cloud Pak foundational services installation, the logging-elk-kibana-init pod fails to start.


The logging-elk-kibana-init-secret secret does not have the kibana-init-logging-api-key.

Resolving the problem

To resolve the issue, restart the secret-watcher pod.

  1. Log in to your boot node by running the oc login command.

  2. Get the secret-watcher pod name.

    oc get pods -n ibm-common-services | grep secret-watcher
  3. Delete the secret-watcher pod.

    oc delete pod -n ibm-common-services <secret-watcher-pod-name>