Helm commands show forbidden
When Helm is initiated in the cluster without specifying the correct
ServiceAccount, the command
helm init will succeed but you won’t be able to execute most of the other
helm commands. The following error will be shown:
Error: configmaps is forbidden: User "system:serviceaccount:kube-system:default" cannot list configmaps in the namespace "kube-system"
To resolve this, the server component (
tiller) needs to be removed and added with the correct
ServiceAccount. You can use
helm reset --force to remove the
tiller from the cluster. Please check if it is removed using
helm version --server.
helm reset --force Tiller (the Helm server-side component) has been uninstalled from your Kubernetes Cluster. helm version --server Error: could not find tiller
When you have confirmed that
tiller has been removed, please follow the steps provided in Initialize Helm (Install tiller) to install
tiller with the correct