Thursday, April 08, 2021

Tip: error: failed to load key pair tls: failed to parse private key

 Symptom:

    When we kubectl create secret tls ..., we hit below error

error: failed to load key pair tls: failed to parse private key

Reason:

    It is likely the private key file is encrypted with a passphrase.

   Use openssl to unencrypt it and use the new key for kubectl 

openssl rsa -in encrypted-private.key -out unencrypted.key

 Enter pass phrase for ...... 

 

 

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